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Headlines: Six Shot at Boyle Heights Warehouse Party; Journalist Brothers Expose Salvadoran President’s MS-13 Gang Ties

9:21 AM PDT on June 13, 2022

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Welcome to L.A. TACO’s daily news briefs, where we bring our loyal members, readers, and supporters the latest headlines about Los Angeles politics and culture. Stay informed and look closely.

—Six people were shot, killing three, at a warehouse party in Boyle Heights on Sunday morning, at an event where rapper Money Sign Suede was scheduled to perform. [MSN]

—Two journalist brothers in El Salvador have bravely exposed President Nayib Armando Bukele's ties to criminal street gangs, which has reportedly resulted in increased violence, making themselves vulnerable to arrest, persecution, and worse. [LAT]

—Police are investigating a shooting death of a man that occurred in Downtown shortly after midnight this morning. [CBS]

—Over 1,000 people rallied against gun violence on the steps of L.A. City Hall this weekend, joining similar marches that took place across the country. [CBS]

—Capt. John J. Sax, the son of former Dodgers player Steve Sax, was killed with four of his fellow Marines, when an Osprey helicopter he was riding in crashed near San Diego last Wednesday. [ESPN]

—California Governor Gavin Newsom paid a visit to Sazon in Huntington Park. [Sizzle 007/Instagram]

—How did your neighborhood vote in L.A.'s June primary? [LAT]

—The City of Long Beach is being accused of sending a "mob" of field and business license agents, and plain clothes police, to harass vendors offering food or beverages down at Junipero Beach. [Cafablanca]

—How Mezcal has taken over the bar. [The Hustle]

—Plastic water bottles may soon be phased out on public land in Los Angeles, meaning you won't be able to buy them at places like national parks, recreation areas, and monuments. [Newsbreak]

—Californians Turn In Poachers and Polluters (CalTIP) is a hotline for helping to turn in wildlife poachers and polluters. [CA.Gov]

—Devastating fires broke out in Wrightwood, and later in Duarte, this weekend in the face of warming weather. [LAT]

—Dodgers pitcher Walker Buelher is going to spend 6-8 weeks recuperating from elbow pain. [ESPN]

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