The mayor of LA threatened to cut power and water to houses hosting parties after YouTube and TikTok stars kept gathering despite COVID restrictions

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Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti said officials will cut water and power to houses that host parties, which are currently banned due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Eric Garcetti said that the measure would only be used on homes that repeatedly break the rules.

The announcement came a day after a huge party that ended in gunfire and one woman dead.

Parties have been thrown and attended by high-profile YouTube and TikTok stars in the area, including by Jake Paul.

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The Mayor of Los Angeles said he is authorizing the county to shut off water and power to houses that host large gatherings despite the coronavirus restrictions.

Eric Garcetti's announcement came at a press conference on Wednesday, after a series of high-profile parties in Los Angeles, including those involving YouTube and TikTok stars.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: July 15 is Tax Day here's what it's like to do your own taxes for the very first timeSee Also:Trump claims lockdowns 'do not prevent infection in the future' and undermines Dr. Fauci's push to reconsider shutdowns in certain statesTrump replied 'you can't do that' when his interviewer pointed out the US's terrible record on COVID-19 deaths per capita'It is what it is': Trump dismisses the rising coronavirus death toll in the US