Suspect Arrested for North Hollywood Synagogue Shooting
On April 15, Beverly Hills Police Department officers arrested a suspect that Los Angeles Police Department detectives have been seeking in connection with a shooting that occurred on October 29, 2009, at the Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic Synagogue in North Hollywood.
With a warrant for his arrest, Beverly Hills SWAT officers took Christopher Littlejohn into custody without incident in the vicinity of Nordhoff Street and Balboa Boulevard for an assault that took place in the city of Beverly Hills. Littlejohn is described as a 37-year-old African-American male who resides in Northridge. His bail has been set at $2 million and he is currently being held at the BHPD jail.
The original incident occurred at 6:19am. Littlejohn allegedly shot two men in an underground parking garage, as they arrived at the synagogue for morning prayer service.
The victims were taken to area hospitals where they are being treated for their wounds, which are not life threatening.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact North Hollywood Detectives at 818-623-4045.