Arrest of Criminal Threats Suspect NR22158ah

June 2, 2022

Los Angeles: On June 1, 2022, the Los Angeles Police Department received notification from a federal law enforcement agency that a suspect stated he wanted to do a mass shooting in the City of Los Angeles, while on a digital media chat.

Law enforcement resources revealed the address of the suspect which was in 77th Street Area. Officers and detectives assigned to 77th Street Area, conducted a follow-up to the 400 block of West Gage Avenue and arrested 20-year-old Victor Beltran, at his residence.

Beltran admitted to making the statements and a search of his residence revealed there were no firearms in the location. Beltran was booked for 422 PC (Criminal Threats) and is currently being housed at 77th Street Regional Jail Facility, with a bail of $50,000.00. This case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.