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Headlines: DTLA Dog Walker Allegedly Attacked and Robbed of Lab and Terrier; Street Vendor Robbed at Gunpoint In Hemet

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—Two dogs belonging to a dog activist were taken by force downtown on Sunday after his dog walker was attacked; the suspect was prepared with their own dog leashes. [Instagram]

—A couple got engaged on the Sixth Street Bridge. [NBC]

—A man was fatally shot by police in Lincoln Heights yesterday morning while carrying a pellet gun. [LAT]

—1/1000th of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has been cleaned up, as 100,000kg of trash is removed. [The Ocean Cleanup]

—Gerardo Martinez, a street vendor in Hemet, was robbed at gunpoint for $80 on Monday night. [KTLA]

—Former Minneapolis cops J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao were sentenced to federal prison on Wednesday on two charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights in 2020. [AP]

—Dodger Stadium is holding a Salvadoran heritage night on September 5. [YeeHaw/Twitter]

—32-year-old Darwin Reyes from East Hollywood was arrested on suspicion of willful cruelty to a child in connection with the death of his 5-year-old son, who was found in the bathtub. [NBC]

—Police in Mexico City seized 1.6 tons of cocaine, most of it headed right here to Los Angeles. [USA Today]

—This weekend's shooting in a San Pedro park, which left two people dead, is suspected of stemming from a fight at a softball game that was intended to bring different Crip sets together. [LAT]

—L.A.'s eviction moratorium has been extended. [ABC]

—A child was rushed to the hospital after falling from a window in Westlake on Wednesday. [KTLA]

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