Venice newsman Tony Vera was at Penmar Park after yesterday’s shooting and double homicide. Salvador “J.R.” Diaz and Alan Mateo, believed to be Venice High students, died in the shooting. A third victim was shot in the leg and is expected to recover. The suspect(s) have not been apprehended.
13:00: Councilman Rosendahl gets briefed
14:20: Interview with Gary Walters LAPD – 4 people targeted – victims watching a baseball game.
15:40: Fairly certain it is gang related.
19:38: Investigators mapping crime scene.
20:23: A witness describes what he saw happen.
22:22: Another witness describes what he saw happen.
25:46: A friend of the victim is interviewed and speaks about crime in Venice.
26:33: Another friend of the victim from Venice High.
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