NFL Players Beverly Hills Party Ends With 1 Dead and Few Wounded
A NFL players Beverly Hills party at an Airbnb party turns deadly after a shooting broke out. Sadly, one woman dies after being sent to the hospital, 3 others were wounded.
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the shooting on Mulholland Drive in Beverly Hills, the agency wrote on Twitter, at a crowded house party that was reportedly hosted to honor a newly drafted NFL athlete, according to CBS Los Angeles.
CBS stated that the shooting occurred at around 1:15 a.m. at a home in the 13200 block of West Mulholland Drive, the Los Angeles Fire Department reports. In a video posted by one partygoer to Instagram, about 20 gunshots could be heard. There appeared to be two rounds of gunfire. Following the second, there was chaos as people tried to run to safety.
Dozens of bullet rounds could be heard being fired in the background of at least one video posted to Instagram Live, which was shared by someone who attended the party. The video contains graphic language. Beverly hills party
The shooting was the second time police responded to the location. Officers showed up earlier Monday responding to complaints from neighbors worried about the size of the crowd. Pack buses were seen dropping dozens of people off at the home. When officers first arrived at about 7 p.m. Monday, they found about 200 people. Beverly hills party
There was security on the premises the entire time. Kennie D. Leggett identified himself to CBSLA as the head of security for the party, alleged it was being thrown to celebrate a player recently getting drafted to an NFL team, but did not clarify the name of the player or which team he was drafted to.
“We have money,” Leggett said. “We are people. This, COVID I mean, is just pushing us out everywhere, and we have nothing, so the only thing we do have is Airbnbs to rent, swimming pools for our kids, to do big things and things of that nature.” Beverly Hills party
The first Officer appearance on scene found that the party noise was within compliance, there for they allowed the party to continue. However, some vehicle parking were not in compliance and were cited or impounded.
Los Angeles police Lt. Chris Ramirez spoke out at a news briefing Tuesday morning, “When the officers arrived, they did notice large amounts of people on the roadway and vehicles kind of blocking, double parked and stuff, stacked on the roadway,” Ramirez said. “At that point, the officers met with the responsible party and security officers at that location. They were able to get their compliance, to help get the people back into the private party, and at the same time, did some enforcement.”
No full cause of the shooting has been determined, but is speculated to be gang related.
L.A. County has prohibited large gatherings due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, dozens of people could be seen from overhead at the party with very few wearing face coverings and practicing social distancing.
Despite the local health order, LAPD said its officers could not enter the premises to break up the party without a warrant. There were police on scene for traffic and noise control.