News Releases & Advisories

June 7, 2022: Patient Charged with Stabbing Doctor, Two Nurses

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that his office charged a man today with stabbing a doctor and two nurses at Encino Hospital Medical Center.

June 6, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Introduces First African American Advisory Board

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today the creation of the office’s first-ever African American Advisory Board, one of several advisory boards he formed to open dialogue toward building safer, healthier and more equitable communities.

June 2, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Supports Two Major Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today his support for two U.S. House of Representatives resolutions that would implement gun control measures to keep weapons out of the hands of dangerous people and save precious lives.

June 1, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Announces Exoneration Of Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced the exoneration and release from prison of Alexander Torres, who was wrongfully convicted of murder in 2001.

May 31, 2022: Man Charged With Murder in Downey

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced that his office today charged David Marvin Blake with murdering a 33-year-old man following a dispute at a home in Downey last week.

May 26, 2022: Hawthorne Man Charged with Shooting at LAPD Officers

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that a man is charged with using a ghost gun to shoot at two Los Angeles police officers in a patrol car on Monday.

May 25, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Addresses Police Accountability on the 2nd Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

On the 2nd anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today addressed police accountability and the actions taken by his office to restore trust in the community.

May 19, 2022: Man Charged with Attempted Murder in December Stabbing

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office filed an attempted murder charge against a man for allegedly stabbing his roommate in December.

May 18, 2022: District Attorney Gascón Addresses Recent Mass Shootings, Gun Violence and the Need For Massive Changes to Gun Laws

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today addressed steps that elected officials must take to prevent mass shootings such as the ones over this past weekend in Buffalo, Milwaukee and Laguna Woods, how his office has prepared to support victims should a mass shooting occur in Los Angeles County and his office’s violence prevention efforts.

May 17, 2022: San Fernando Police Officer Charged With On-Duty Assault

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office charged a San Fernando police officer for assaulting a man at a gas station last summer.

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