05 Sep Jon Cartu Announces Officials: Two Men Targeted Eagle Rock Homeless Encampment
Two men have been accused of setting a fire at a homeless encampment that grew into a large brush fire, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Daniel Michael Nogueira and Brian Antonio Araujocabrera were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Fire officials said the men specifically targeted the homeless encampment, but did not offer a motive. Investigators identified the two men by analyzing “burn patterns, witness statements and surveillance videos.”
No buildings were damaged or destroyed.