Woman Allegedly Killed by Hollywood Panhandlers

Police say the 23-year-old victim got into an altercation after taking pictures of the suspects.
1:37 | 06/20/13

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Thousands of tourists and sightseers descend on the corner of Hollywood and highland. Of landmark intersection Hollywood filled with shops and restaurants. It's also wore a 23 year old woman was stabbed to death after what police described. As an altercation with panhandlers which is being -- and we real this is troubling for anybody. Officer -- on Joseph with the LAPD says the attack happened last night at about 830. He says the victim and her male companion took photos of three panhandlers. That turned into some kind of confrontation. That then escalated into violence somehow they were triggered by the photos ever taken of them. And it will also holding signs so we were maybe panhandlers so they could have been a factor the three suspects were arrested nearby shortly after the attack. Police aren't looking for any other suspects but tourists on the boulevard today were troubled by the news. That's really horrible. -- shops to do here obviously there's some day wouldn't expect that for a second it's a very bad dreadful without happen but. You know we live in the world right now -- -- a lot of things are not normal but. You know which can -- just pray and hope things get better while popular with tourists Hollywood boulevard is also known for having a sizable transient population. But police say the attack yesterday is an aberration -- it still is still safe to continue to tour this is a rare rare since the in that area. We know this lecture series and we want Archimedes -- -- to tour you know so local residents agree. It almost sounds pretty bad. -- and it's never personally. Like that happening. -- -- --

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