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October 22, 2002
Ben Godar A late-afternoon drive-by shooting in a quiet southeast Glendale neighborhood sent a 19-year-old man to Glendale Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The attack occurred Sunday at 611 E. Chevy Chase Drive, a winding stretch of road crowded by apartment complexes and parked cars. Anushavan Sargsyan of Glendale was shot in the abdomen, thigh and forearm, police said. Hospital officials said Sargsyan was in stable condition Monday evening.
LOCAL
By By Tania Chatila | January 19, 2006
Christian Gomez, Michael Herrera charged in the Aug. 8 shooting death of Jaser Zavaleta, 19.PASADENA -- A Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that two Hollywood men accused of killing 19-year-old Jaser Zavaleta in a drive-by shooting last August will stand trial. Christian Gomez, 20, and Michael Herrera, 18, are each charged with one count of murder and two counts of premeditated murder. Zavaleta was shot multiple times in the upper torso on Aug. 8 while walking along the 1200 block of Mariposa Street with two friends.
NEWS
May 12, 2000
John Francis GLENWOOD -- Just minutes after a community meeting on keeping the peace, an 18-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting Thursday night. About 9:30 p.m., a teal Honda Civic with three Latinos with shaved heads turned from Glenoaks Boulevard on to Kenilworth Avenue where three Armenian teens were waiting for their pizza, Glendale Police Sgt. Rick Young said. The passenger in the rear of the car leaned out and yelled obscenities at the men, then the passenger in the front pulled out a handgun and fired five or six shots at the men in front of Domino's Pizza, Young said.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | July 11, 2007
CITY HALL — Hell hath no fury like that of a half dozen mommies angered over crime in the local park. Such was the scene at last night's City Council meeting as mom after mom lined up to voice concerns over what they said has been an insufficient response by the city to persistent crime at Brand Park — crime that culminated in a non-injury drive-by shooting two weeks ago. "Quite frankly, it's disappointing that it took a shooting...
NEWS
December 28, 2002
Tim Willert A Glendale man drove himself to the hospital after being shot in the back, and the men who shot him were arrested for attempted murder, police said. Hakob Gasparyan, 46, of Hollywood, and Gaspar Zatikian, 31, of Los Angeles each were charged with attempted murder, Glendale Police Sgt. Kirk Palmer said Friday. Police would not give the identity of the 25-year-old victim or a motive for the shooting, which occurred about 7:25 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of East Chevy Chase Drive.
NEWS
August 30, 2001
Is our city hemorrhaging? This is the question I ask myself after reading the News-Press. I've read a story about a man killed by a stray bullet. In another, I read about a drive-by shooting. In yet another, there was a story about a man, at an upscale security building, shot by his neighbor. These are serious signs. Why isn't anybody addressing these issues at the City Council meetings? Where is the quality of life that we were once bragging about?
NEWS
September 28, 2001
Amber Willard SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- A 17-year-old Glendale boy who was shot to death last week will be laid to rest Saturday morning, his family said Thursday. Alex Banda was killed in Los Angeles in what police there have called a drive-by shooting. His family said the boy, who attended Daily High School, was not a gang member. Alex will be buried Saturday morning after a viewing at 9 a.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial-Park at 712 S. Glendale Ave. His wake will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Angeleno Mortuary at 415 E. Orange Grove Blvd.
LOCAL
By Robert S. Hong | September 21, 2006
PASADENA — A participant in the fatal 2004 drive-by shooting of a 16-year-old in Glendale was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday. Richard Garcia, 19 of Echo Park, pleaded no contest in Pasadena Superior Court to voluntary manslaughter and attempted voluntary manslaughter charges and for having affiliation with a violent gang. "It was an appropriate sentence based on [Garcia's] level of participation in this very serious crime," said Dep. District Attorney Martin Bean, who prosecuted the case.
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LOCAL
April 17, 2010
Man gets 35 years for gun charges A Pasadena man was sentenced to 35 years in prison last week for trying to kill a member of an Armenian criminal organization during a 2007 drive-by shooting at Brand Park The shooting sparked outcry from nearby residents concerned about the park’s safety. Harutyun Abrahamyan, 24, was found guilty Sept. 8, 2009, of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle and being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon, police said.
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LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | September 17, 2008
GLENDALE — Christina Hernandez was at a support group meeting she started for mothers of gang members Monday night when her son was injured in a drive-by shooting. Jesus Acosta, 17, had finished playing basketball at Pacific Park and was headed home on his bicycle when he was shot in the forearm about 10 p.m. Monday while riding through the 600 block of East Chestnut Street, he said. “I heard a bang and dropped my bike and took off running,” Jesus said. He said he didn’t realize that he was shot until he felt blood dripping on his leg. Jesus, who was several doors down from his house, ran to a neighbor’s house and asked them to call for help.
NEWS
By Ryan Vaillancourt | April 30, 2008
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — An 18-year-old man was shot multiple times in the torso Wednesday morning in what police believe was a gang-related drive-by shooting, which took place less than a block from Benjamin Franklin Elementary School. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was still conscious when police arrived on scene and was transported to Los Angeles County Medical Center where he was believed to be in stable condition at the hospital, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | August 2, 2007
CITY HALL — The city's parks commissioners were updated on a bevy of safety issues and community concerns at Brand and Carr parks during their regular meeting on Wednesday, many of which had popped up since their last meeting. Over that time, the city has responded to numerous developments at both of those parks, from a drive-by shooting to complaints about noise and crime to large branches snapping off drought-stricken trees at other parks. The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission heard reports from city staff members on how they have addressed the issues, many of them stemming from community outcry over criminal elements at the two parks.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | July 11, 2007
CITY HALL — Hell hath no fury like that of a half dozen mommies angered over crime in the local park. Such was the scene at last night's City Council meeting as mom after mom lined up to voice concerns over what they said has been an insufficient response by the city to persistent crime at Brand Park — crime that culminated in a non-injury drive-by shooting two weeks ago. "Quite frankly, it's disappointing that it took a shooting...
LOCAL
By Chris Wiebe | July 7, 2007
GLENDALE — Glendale Police Department officers arrested two men on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a June 26 drive-by shooting at Brand Park. Pasadena resident Harutyun Abrahamyan, 21, and Haroutioun Aivazian, 19, of Glendale, were arrested separately at their residences on Thursday afternoon after a 10-day, multi-unit investigation, Glendale Police Officer John Balian said. A handgun that was recovered is being examined by forensic experts, he added.
NEWS
By Robert S. Hong | May 15, 2007
With a new mix-tape just released and more attention thanks to performances during genocide remembrance week in April, Glendale-based hip-hop group Pentagon is poised to do big things. The Armenian trio stands out from other contemporary hip-hop music acts with socially conscious issues, unique subject matter and merging music styles, said rapper Armin Hariri, who performs as R-Mean. "We have a wide range of music — from club songs to street songs," he said. "Unlike a lot of rappers, we were influenced by the old styles and merged it with the new."
ENTERTAINMENT
September 29, 2006
The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) presents Drive-by Shooting : April Greiman Digital Photography, the first museum exhibition in California of this Los Angeles-based computer artist and graphic designer. The exhibition features 25 digital images installed in the 5,000 sq. ft. main gallery of the PMCA, which were taken over the past 15 years in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. Shot while the artist was in motion, this series of images captures human figures, architecture, light and the natural landscape in a deconstructed and abstract, painterly form.
LOCAL
By Robert S. Hong | September 21, 2006
PASADENA — A participant in the fatal 2004 drive-by shooting of a 16-year-old in Glendale was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday. Richard Garcia, 19 of Echo Park, pleaded no contest in Pasadena Superior Court to voluntary manslaughter and attempted voluntary manslaughter charges and for having affiliation with a violent gang. "It was an appropriate sentence based on [Garcia's] level of participation in this very serious crime," said Dep. District Attorney Martin Bean, who prosecuted the case.
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