At approximately 2 a.m., today, Friday, February 18, 2022, a glass window at City Hall facing Santa Monica Boulevard was shattered by an apparent bullet. In response to the incident, The City of West Hollywood will close West Hollywood City Hall to in-person services today. All City services will continue to be available to the public via virtual platforms. Members of the public can access City Hall services by phone at (323) 848-6400 or can schedule virtual appointments through the City’s appointments webpage at www.weho.org/appointments.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputies responded immediately; no one was injured in the incident.
West Hollywood City Hall is anticipated to reopen to the public for in-person appointments starting on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. City Hall will be closed to in-person and virtual services on Monday, February 21, 2022 in recognition of the Presidents Day holiday.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is actively investigating this incident and members of the public with any information are encouraged to contact the West Hollywood Station at (310) 855-8850. Media inquiries about this incident should, additionally, be directed to the West Hollywood Station.
If you see something or someone suspicious, please contact West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station at (310) 855-8850 or 911 if it is emergent. If you have information for the incident in LAPDs area please contact the Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Special Assaults at (213) 473-0447. LASD would like to remind community members to walk/run in pairs, have your head up, and be aware of your surroundings.”
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