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One shot dead and several injured in robbery gone wrong at the home of Fashion Nova CEO in LA

At least one person was shot dead and several more were injured following a botched robbery at a Hollywood Hills home reportedly owned by Fashion Nova CEO Richard Saghian. 

The shooting unfolded just before 2am Friday on Blue Jay Way during a robbery attempt, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. 

TMZ reports the suspects were trailing behind a Rolls-Royce, which had Fashion Nova CEO Richard Saghian inside, along with two others. 

After the vehicle parked, the three suspects jumped out, which is when the shooting took place. Saghian, however, had already made it inside and reportedly was not hurt.  

Two of the victims of the attempted robbery were reportedly forced to the ground, where they had high-end jewelry items lifted.

At that point, a security guard stationed in Saghian’s home went outside, which is what directly led up to the shooting. 

During the course of the apparent robbery, three victims were struck by gunfire. One of the victims – the security guard – returned fire, Lee said. 

A party may have been taking place at the home at the time of the robbery attempt, though that has not been confirmed. It’s not clear if the robbery attempt was targeted or simply opportunistic. 

Witnesses reported hearing around 10 gunshots at the Hollywood Hills home, according to TMZ

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A shooting happened just before 2am on Blue Jay Way during a robbery attempt, according to the Los Angeles Police Department

Two of the alleged suspects had gunshot wounds, while a third was uninjured. One ultimately died at the scene, while another was taken to a hospital - their condition is not known

Two of the alleged suspects had gunshot wounds, while a third was uninjured. One ultimately died at the scene, while another was taken to a hospital – their condition is not known 

When officers responded to the shooting reports, they came upon three victims at a home.

One of the victims was a man in his 60s, who was listed in critical condition. The other two victims were men in their 40s and 50s, who were listed in stable condition.

A vehicle near the scene was found sprayed with bullet holes, though it’s not clear if it was the suspects’ vehicle. 

The LAPD said they learned of a silver or light-colored Audi that was possibly involved in the shooting.

The suspects fled in a car that was stopped by police about 1.5 miles, Lee said. TMZ reports the car escaped the scene with a flat tire.

The attempted robbery happened at the home of Fashion Nova CEO Richard Saghian

The attempted robbery happened at the home of Fashion Nova CEO Richard Saghian

Upon locating the car in Beverly Hills, cops pulled the driver over and discovered three men inside the car, who they later claimed were part of the attempted robbery.

Two of the people had gunshot wounds, while a third was uninjured. One ultimately died at the scene, while another was taken to a hospital – their condition is not known.  

CBSLA reports that the man taken to the hospital was handcuffed to his stretcher when he was placed in an ambulance. 

Police say the third suspect who was not hurt was taken into police custody, according to ABC 7

Police say they suffered their wounds after the victim in his 60s shot at the three men as they left the scene of the robbery.

TMZ reports the security guard was found under a Range Rover near the shooting site with a wound in his chest and claimed to be a off-duty LAPD officer. 

None of the people identified in the shooting – victims or suspects – have been publicly identified. 

According to NBC Los Angeles, property records show the shooting happened at a home owned by Saghian, the founder and CEO of Fashion Nova.

A representative from the company couldn’t be reached for comment, according to NBC News

He purchased the home several years ago for $17.5 million. The previous owner was the late DJ, Avicii.

When officers responded to the shooting reports, they came upon three victims

Blue Jay Way is part of The Bird Streets neighborhood in West Hollywood, known to be a home for many celebrities in Los Angeles

Blue Jay Way is part of The Bird Streets neighborhood in West Hollywood, known to be a home for many celebrities in Los Angeles 

Blue Jay Way is part of The Bird Streets neighborhood in West Hollywood, known to be a home for many celebrities in Los Angeles.

It was an inspiration for a George Harrison-penned track on The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ album. 

Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew Perry, Tobey Maguire and Jodie Foster are among the celebrities in the neighborhood, says Ernie Carswell & Associates

Violent crime, including gun violence and homicides, are on the rise in Los Angeles this year.

On Tuesday, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore told the Police Commission that there has been a 50 percent increase in shooting victims from a year ago.

At that time, 651 people had been shot this year, compared to 434 at the same time last year, with the city averaging 27 shooting victims per week.

Violent crime in the city is up 4.3 percent, though robberies are one of the major crimes that were seeing a decrease.

There have been 162 homicides in Los Angeles this year through Tuesday, according to ABC 7


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