Here’s a clip of one of the victims of the scumbag iPhone scam artist, interviewed by KTLA’s Rich DeMuro. Extra lame.
I was with him and he asked me if I wanted to go to Venice with him to do laundry. But I told him I didn’t need to go. When he left, I felt like everything was fine. I was shocked when I heard. Maybe if I’d have gone, he wouldn’t have done this.Los Angeles man Mark Hewitt • Discussing his interactions with Nathan Louis Campbell, the man who was accused of driving into a number of pedestrians on the Venice boardwalk on Saturday, killing one. Hewitt, a homeless man who was friends with Campbell, says he seemed normal prior to the incident. Campbell, a laborer who had numerous police run-ins over the past decade, had floated between states in recent years and had returned to California last month.
Scariest fireworks display ever: Last night in Simi Valley, Calif., as many as 28 people were injured after a fireworks display accidentally detonated into the crowd, creating this dramatic scene shown above. “Everybody started screaming and everything that was supposed to happen didn’t happen,” explained one eyewitness, Joanne Herrera. “It was pretty frightening. And a block of wood … came shooting down into the side of my leg.” Some of the injured had projectile-style wounds caused by the explosions. Yikes.