LAPD sources say the man was not a transient but would not immediately disclose where he resided. Several neighbors claim the victim was a resident of the area, but this has not been confirmed.
Suicide Incident at Waring Av. and Vista St.
LAPD Wilshire tells us that a man in his 70’s tried to take his own life near the corner of Waring Avenue and Vista St. on Sunday, April 27 at around 12 noon. A passerby discovered the victim covered in blood laying in the grass adjacent to the curb on the southeast corner of Waring Avenue. It appeared from witnesses at the scene that he had severe cuts to his neck and possibly his wrist area. LAFD paramedics tried to revive him at the scene and then transported him to Cedars Sinai where he was pronounced dead.