Paintball Shooting Serie
Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:30 p.m.
Operations – South Bureau Outdoor Courtyard 77th Street Community Police Station 7600 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003
Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief, Regina Scott Los Angeles Police Department Commander, Alfred Labrada Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations Division Captain, Stacy Spell Los Angeles Police Department 77th Street Station Area Captain, Scot Williams Los Angeles Police Department Southeast Station Area Lieutenant, Clinton Dohmen Los Angeles Police Department Southeast Station Area Lieutenant, Hendley Hawkins Los Angeles Police Department Newton Station Area Detectives Lieutenant, Ryan Whitman Los Angeles Police Department 77th Street Station Area Detective, Liliana Preciado
For this year, we’ve had 80 paintball shootings in the City of Los Angeles. 75 Paintball shootings occurred in South Los Angeles alone. Paintball guns can look like real assault rifles and have the capacity to shoot bullets at a speed of 300 feet per second. Paintball guns can cause serious soft tissue damage even if the person is wearing clothing over the area. Using a paintball gun to shoot is a felony. Suspects are filming themselves committing these shootings and are uploading them to social media. If you are a parent or family member that knows someone who owns one of these weapons, please make sure that they are used responsibly in the adequate recreation areas.
For additional information, please contact Southeast station area Lieutenant, Hendley Hawkins at 213-972-7802.