24-year-old employee stabbed to death inside Hancock Park store in 'random' attack

Brianna Kupfer, 24, was working inside a store in Hancock Park when the suspect walked in and killed her in what police are calling a "random" attack.

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nuggiejac
nuggiejac
325 · 3 days ago · Reddit

There was also a story last week of a Hispanic male walking home from work and the video shows another male approaching him from behind and stabbing him and killed him. This happened sometime in the afternoon. Pretty crazy and now this story pretty sad both people died.

Pstim1
Pstim1
238 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Just awful - So sorry for the woman and her family.

Embarrassed-Muffin48
Embarrassed-Muffin48
206 · 3 days ago · Reddit

"The suspect is described as a male Black, unknown age, tall, thin, wearing a dark hoody, sunglasses, a white N-95 mask, dark skinny jeans, dark shoes and carrying a dark back pack," the LAPD wrote in a press release Friday. "Based on evidence discovered by detectives, the suspect is believed to be homeless."

officialCobraTrooper
officialCobraTrooper
164 · 3 days ago · Reddit

So downtown la and then this...seems like taking transients off the streets would solve this problem. I bet angry apologists will say they're misunderstood. But clearly they are not. Sure, some are just experiencing homelessness...but alot are sick, and just plain dangerous. I don't wanna hear mike bonin say anything either, people like him are hindering efforts for safer streets.

TheHunterZolomon
TheHunterZolomon
120 · 3 days ago · Reddit

My friend from childhood’s sister. Fucking awful. I’m so fucking angry right now.

RadLibRaphaelWarnock
RadLibRaphaelWarnock
101 · 3 days ago · Reddit

The store is about 4 or 5 door down from a synagogue and across the street from a doctor’s office. Both of those should definitely have security footage.

I run right past this shop nearly every day. Crazy.

joel2000ad
joel2000ad
70 · 3 days ago · Reddit

This is crazy and is getting worst. Twice this month I’ve walked into stores and thieves are fighting security or store employees. Worst is they get offended! Yesterday I told the thief to just walk, that’s all the workers wanted. I literally said “ bro. Yo won, they just want you leave. They don’t want what you took. “ Guy goes F! This mine!! Holding a female purse with the price tag and the alarm still on it.
Crime is growing as fast as cops are getting sick with COVID.

ScottyDOESKnow09
ScottyDOESKnow09
68 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Let me guess, this fuck was arrested a bunch prior to this & was released...

Eagles5089
Eagles5089
65 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Things are getting out of hand in LA. I love LA but things need to change. Things needed to change a long time ago

Noe_33
Noe_33
61 · 3 days ago · Reddit

According to the article, it's believed he was a random homeless dude. So it was just another mentally unstable dude roaming the streets. Absolutely no motive, just a senseless attack.

Mister_Haaand
Mister_Haaand
45 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Cue the apologists saying how crime is down and LA is not devolving into a 3rd world shithole….

_MIDI
_MIDI
44 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Maybe it's time people stopped voting in corrupt politicians who've turned LA into a shithole.

Opinionated_Urbanist
Opinionated_Urbanist
31 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Sad and angry this woman was murdered. Serious question - how does the city prevent this from happening? Make it harder for 1st time criminal offenders to be released? Mandatory stay at a facility for people with mental/​drug issues? Drastically increase police foot patrolling?

dendiverdown
dendiverdown
26 · 3 days ago · Reddit

And why was she minding the store alone? Any store I have worked at always had two employees working at minimum—for employee safety and loss prevention reasons. This is a senseless, senseless murder, and who knows if the store owners were trying to save a buck by just having one retail worker mind the shop.

So many things could go wrong, and this the very worst of all possible outcomes. Poor girl should have locked up, and put a “due to staffing shortages….we’re unable to open” sign on the front door. And then again, had she done that—-she might have lost her job for doing so. Out of work, maybe, and still alive.

L1FTED
L1FTED
26 · 3 days ago · Reddit

What a horrendous end to such a young life. She must of been so scared. I feel really bad for her family. I hope they catch that sick fuck, although prison would probably be an upgrade to his life now. What a terrible story.

Beatrice Cardenas
Beatrice Cardenas
23 · 3 days ago · Twitter

needs to declare martial law. The homeless are turning on the people and I’m sick of the fake compassionate advocates who think it’s right for society to let them sleep in tents and shoot up.

chickenbreastcurlz
chickenbreastcurlz
21 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Cops need to start walking the beat like the old days. We need actual feet on the ground not asses in cars.

Kevin Dalton
Kevin Dalton
20 · 3 days ago · Twitter

“Based on evidence discovered by detectives, the suspect is believed to be homeless."

There is nothing random about this attack

OddlyWholesomePerson
OddlyWholesomePerson
20 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Homeless guy did it. I’m not surprised. The people that couldn’t live in nice neighborhoods due to criminal histories can now just put up tents in those nice neighborhoods. The tents need to be banned.

PrinceofIllusion
PrinceofIllusion
20 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Is it just me or it is getting crazier out there more everyday?

My sincerest condolence to the family that lost her.

Inaglasscage
Inaglasscage
17 · 3 days ago · Reddit

So sad. My heart goes out to her friends and family 🙏🏽 May they catch this psycho before he does this again. Let it be so

joculator
joculator
17 · 3 days ago · Reddit

"There is no known motive..."

Get used to hearing that one.

nothanksbruh
nothanksbruh
16 · 3 days ago · Reddit

The sheriffs may be shitty, but I can see why they want the Feds to take cases where possible. The sick minds of the “compassionate” in this city have left us without any sense of order

Positive_Persona
Positive_Persona
15 · 3 days ago · Reddit

"random attack"

When you look at the demographic of the suspects who commit these types of stabbings & shootings, you quickly realize they are not random at all. There is a pattern. A demographic pattern.

Gotink70
Gotink70
15 · 3 days ago · Reddit

May this beautiful soul Rest In Peace 🙏🏽 So senseless 🤬

kortnman
kortnman
15 · 3 days ago · Reddit

This was another fairly recent stabbing murder by a homeless man of an innocent person in nearby Beverly Grove: https://www.latimes.com/​california/​story/​2021-04-04/​gabe-donnay-victim-in-beverly-grove-attack-was-talented-musician-shining-light-at-data-firm At least the murderer killed himself, too.

JediMasterVII
JediMasterVII
15 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Women keep dying in random attacks?? This happened in Ireland just a few days ago too. I hope their families find peace.

Edit: thanks to the person who implied I was dumb by saying this. I hope someone is pedantic about your murder.

Apex1917
Apex1917
13 · 3 days ago · Reddit

This breaks my heart beyond imagination…. 😭 I feel for her family and share their pain.

God bless!

tesseracht
tesseracht
11 · 3 days ago · Reddit

“…was alone inside the store when a man entered the business and attacked her.”

And THIS is why you don’t understaff places like this. It’s why I hate that my boyfriend has to open and close the cafe he works at on his own at 6am.

Comfortable-Wrap-723
Comfortable-Wrap-723
10 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Senseless killing by someone less than an animal is heartbreaking 💔

Lena Allison
Lena Allison
8 · 3 days ago · Twitter

Can’t wait to see the rap sheet on this monster. Something has to change.

IAMTHESILVERSURFER
IAMTHESILVERSURFER
8 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Well don't worry guys, Nithiya and Bonin have been focusing really hard to beam out as many compassion waves as they can so that this gentleman turns himself in (not to be incarcerated, but reformed).

Life in the big city.

geckospe
geckospe
7 · 3 days ago · Reddit

This is so devastating. I’m a young woman who has worked at a retail store in the area until recently, and I was often working alone. I didn’t always feel safe because of homeless coming in and such. I can’t comprehend such an act of violence. This poor woman, I hope she rests in peace and her family stays strong ❤️

atirad
atirad
7 · 3 days ago · Reddit

The days where you can walk around happy and safe are long gone. I used to walk around my neighborhood all the time but now I don't cause of shit like this. The crazies are filled in LA and it's definitely not safe to walk around alone nowadays. If you do go out always carry something to defend yourself just in case situations like this happens.

Ed Griswold
Ed Griswold
7 · 3 days ago · Twitter

Some of our species are prone to be violent it seems.

HonkyBlonky
HonkyBlonky
7 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Random in the same way any other "hate crime" is random.

socalpro
socalpro
6 · 3 days ago · Reddit

LA is a shithole. It’s gotten significantly more dangerous, unclean and expensive the past 5 years.

biggestbroever
biggestbroever
6 · 3 days ago · Reddit

She had her whole life ahead of her... this is so senseless

TDPOUTDOORLIFE
TDPOUTDOORLIFE
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Concealed carry is what we need. If POS like knew that someone might be carrying they would think twice about messing with someone

WhyNotZoidberg-_-
WhyNotZoidberg-_-
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Isn't it legal for business owners to concealed carry without a permit?

kippypapa
kippypapa
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

The headline says Hancock Park but the story says Fairfax district.

omnivore001
omnivore001
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

With all the crime going on in that area, why was there only ONE employee (and a young female to boot) all alone in the shop?

foolinboolin
foolinboolin
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

We in LA are living in the modern version of Chicago 1930s and New York 1980s. LA 2020s will likely go down as the worst place to live in America during this time.

frpeighty3
frpeighty3
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

This is a good example for the right to cary a gun . She could of perhaps shoot the suspect

zoglog
zoglog
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

Sad story. Also fuck that link that automatically redirects you to install their app.

robertlp
robertlp
5 · 3 days ago · Reddit

I know it's a shit show out there right now... but its still hard to believe this was completely random.