The latest updates as of Saturday morning:
The latest updates as of 4:45 p.m. Friday:
The post from early Friday afternoon:
At approximately 8:40 a.m. Friday morning, a man was shot at the Blue Line’s Artesia Station. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide detectives have launched an investigation. Media should contact the LASD for more information.
As of 1 p.m. Friday, Blue Line service is skipping Artesia Station and riders should expect delays up to 20 minutes.
Metro had an estimated 500 million bus and train boardings in 2014. There were two homicides at Metro facilities in 2014.
Also, about 11:50 a.m. Friday morning, a person on the tracks was struck and killed by a Red Line train at the Universal/Studio City Station. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is also investigating.
The Red Line is currently experiencing 15-minute delays. The Universal/Studio City Station remains open.
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Categories: Service Alerts