Pedro Saade-Flores Crashes into Two Homeless Men on San Vicente Boulevard, Killing 1
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 11, 2021) – Police arrested Pedro Saade-Flores after striking two homeless men early Sunday morning in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Police Department officers responded around 12:05 a.m. Sunday, April 4, to the 11600 block of San Vicente Boulevard. When they arrived, they found two men who had been struck by a vehicle.
One of the victims had been dragged more than 200 feet. The 51-year-old man died at the scene. His name was withheld pending family notification.
Meanwhile, the second victim, a 36-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
LAPD officers then initiated a search for the vehicle and located it a few blocks away. A short pursuit ensued, with the 34-year-old suspect eventually taken into custody.
Saade-Flores is charged with one count each of murder and attempted murder, along with an allegation that he personally used a motor vehicle as a deadly and dangerous weapon, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Authorities described the three men as transients.
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