Los Angeles: On June 11, 2013, at 11:25 a.m., Hollywood Area officers responded to a stabbing investigation at the 6400 block of Yucca Street. When the officers arrived, they were directed to the suspect, a homeless man in a nearby liquor store. The officers found, the man, Lowell Taylor, inside, and he was taken into custody without incident.
The victim was found lying on the ground in the Hollywood Recycle Center with a stab wound to his upper torso. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim’s name is being withheld until family member have been notified and Taylor has been booked for murder.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Operations-West Bureau Homicide Detectives at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours or weekends, calls may be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800)-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most key pads) using a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters can also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “web tips” and follow the prompts.