Morning Report: Another L.A. River fire; fatal East L.A. shooting; weekend events

May 17, 2014
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News & Notes

  • A water-dropping helicopter was deployed to help put out a 1/2-acre vegetation fire that broke out Friday night on a small island in the the L.A. River channel in Elysian Valley near Denby Ave., reports LAFD.  It was the most recent of at least fires reported in the riverbed last week.
  • One man was fatally shot in East Los Angeles early this morning in the 900 block of Kern Avenue, says NBC4.


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