Authorities say Jerrid Joseph Powell began attacking unhoused people in the city on Nov. 26.
A Los Angeles man who was already in custody in connection with another shooting investigation has been identified as the suspect in three recent killings of homeless men.
"Do not sleep alone tonight," Mayor Karen Bass told the city's homeless population.
“She said I’m messing with homeless people ... One should be happy if someone wants to make love to them,” said the New York City mayor, chuckling.
“Everyone will be arrested and all their belongings will be taken away by sanitation,” said the email from a Los Angeles Police Department senior officer.
A group reportedly rounded up 15 homeless men and let them order whatever they liked from a diner in exchange for posing as mistreated veterans.
Another passenger put the 30-year-old Black homeless man in a chokehold on the subway on Monday, killing him.
The decision comes a few months after the controversial plan was introduced by Mayor Eric Adams.
The two now-former Hialeah police officers face up to life in prison if convicted on felony armed kidnapping charges, the Miami-Dade state attorney said.
The man, arrested for battery, was filmed spraying the woman while ordering her to get off the sidewalk.