Los Angeles police have arrested a man on suspicion of intentionally driving into crowds at the Venice Beach boardwalk, killing a woman and injuring 11 others.
Police say 38-year-old Nathan Campbell has been booked for investigation of murder and remains jailed Sunday on $1 million bail.
He turned himself about two hours after the attack that occurred at around 6 p.m. Saturday. Investigators don't yet have a motive.
Witnesses reported a horrendous scene of people scattered and bloody in the popular tourist area.
A coroner's investigator tells City News Service that the dead woman is 32-year-old Alice Gruppioni of Italy.
Police say another victim was critically hurt, two were in serious condition and others were treated for less serious injuries.
A hit-and-run driver plowed into pedestrians walking along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles on Saturday, killing one person and injuring 11 others, fire officials and police said.
A possible suspect was detained and a vehicle of interest seized, Lt. Andrew Neiman of the Los Angeles Police Department told NBCLosAngeles.com.
The driver had fled the scene in a dark-colored sedan, police said. Security camera video captured a dark-colored car speeding off the boardwalk as people scrambled out of the way.
The incident happened around 6 p.m. PT at the end of Dudley Avenue, where it intersects Ocean Front Walk just before the beach.
Twelve people were injured, and one of them later died. Nine others were hospitalized and two received minor injuries, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey told NBCLosAngeles.com.
The injured were "all believed to have been pedestrians on the boardwalk," according to a tweet from the LAFD.
"The vehicle appeared to be moving purposefully down the boardwalk, according to witnesses," Humphrey told the Los Angeles Times.
The Venice Beach boardwalk is one of Southern California’s main visitor attractions, featuring hundreds of street vendors, performers, beachgoers and tourists on the crowded stretch of galleries, restaurants and tattoo shops.
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