The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting of two Jewish people in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles. The shootings, which took place over the course of two days, are being investigated as potential hate crimes.
According to sources, the suspect is believed to have had an animus toward the Jewish community. The suspect was taken into custody on Tuesday, February 16th.
Police have increased security in the area in the wake of the shootings, which occurred outside of two synagogues. The two Jewish men were reportedly shot after attending religious services.
The suspect is currently in custody, and the investigation is ongoing. No further details have been released.
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