Los Angeles authorities believe there is a serial killer on the loose – who is responsible for the murders of three homeless people.
The Los Angeles Police Department has launched an extensive search for a suspected serial killer who shot three homeless people in three separate attacks across the city. Police said all of the murders happened in the early morning hours over the course of a few days in November.
The first murder occurred at around 3:00 a.m. on Nov. 26 in an alley located in the southeast area of Los Angeles. Police identified the victim as Jose Vamos, a 37-year-old male.
The second murder occurred in Central Division around 5:00 a.m. on Nov. 27. The victim was identified as 62-year-old Mark Digs.
The third occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 29. The victim was said to be a 52-year-old male.
LAPD Chief Michel Moore said, “Each one was shot and killed as they slept” or were getting ready to go to sleep.
The LAPD will dispatch more patrols in areas where homeless people congregate.
The LAPD has created a task force to track down the serial killer.
Moore said, “We’re bringing Homicide investigators from throughout the city. We’re bringing additional investigators from specialized posts and we have placed our…