USC student fatally shot near campus

A 21-year-old student at the University of Southern California was shot dead near the Los Angeles campus this weekend, the university said, leaving his mother, an Oakland councilwoman, heartbroken.
1:53 | 03/12/19

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This is just and unspeakable. Tragedy the city of Oakland is in mourning after the son of a local City Council woman was killed in LA this young man. Who is. The sun. Not just an Oakland city councilwoman. But someone who is a champion. For violence prevention 21 year old Victor Mac Laney was shot to death and a possible robbery attempt one mile away from the USC campus early Sunday. His mom Oakland City Council member Lynette Gibson tackling each. Phoned her best friend Joanna bullet Sunday at 3 AM. Told her Victor was shot in the had Victor was shot in the head. I think though that this paragraph at American he's handling. There have been none. Just him with this news. Of this devastating months Bullock says Gibson tackling Astor to be in court today in Oakland for closing arguments in the case involving the murder of Gibson tackling these grandson. Torre and Hughes three years ago. Hughes was gunned down near the west Oakland Bart station in 2015. I can't imagine we're challenging. Time for a family. Tilt loss to Oregon he used just three short years ago and took this picture this weekend in this way. It feels like a member of my friend has been taken away and I and I think that's the part church and everybody that Newton new movement that. This this hurts deeply. Victor Mac Laney was a gifted jazz musician and a student at USC. Friends call him loving and brilliant LA City Council members say they are working with Gibson Mac O leaning. To get her son's body released so it can be brought back. Home and that's what friends tell me the goal right now is to get Victor back home to celebrate his life. In Oakland. I'm Leslie Brinkley ABC 7 NEWS.

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