LA music student is shot dead near campus

A highly-regarded student at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music has been shot and killed during an attempted robbery in the neighbourhood.

Victor McElhaney, 21, was the son of an Oakland city councilwoman.

He was a jazz studies major.

The family are devastated.




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  • Why USC? How many colleges do you know that actually have a major in jazz studies? What a shame!
    Oakland is known for its progressive policies and its attempts to provide services to low income and vulnerable people but there will always still be crime. May McElhaney’s family find peace.

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