Adding up the cost of LA's deadly riot of 1992

April 26, 2012 - 4:55 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Length of the Riot: Three days (beginning April 29, 1992).

Number of people killed: 55.

Number of injuries reported: 2,325.

Number of buildings destroyed or damaged: 1,573, including more than 200 liquor stores.

Total estimated cost of the riot: $1 billion, including $735 million in property damage.

Areas Touched by the Riot: Scattered areas of Los Angeles from the South Side to the suburban San Fernando Valley, parts of downtown and midtown.

Adjacent Areas Touched by the Riot: The cities of Compton, Inglewood, Long Beach and Lynwood, as well as unincorporated sections of Los Angeles County.