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Man points pellet gun at LAPD officers and is fatally shot in Lincoln Heights

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A man armed with a gun was killed during a shooting with officers in Lincoln Heights.

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating a traffic collision in the area of North Broadway and South Avenue 18 around 11 a.m. when he was approached by a citizen who reported seeing a man armed with a gun down the street.

The officer called in for backup and additional patrol units arrived to the scene. According to LAPD, when officers made contact with the suspect, he pointed a handgun in the officer's direction… an officer-involved shooting then occurred.

The suspect was struck by gunfire and taken to the hospital where he later died. No officers were injured in the shooting.

Police initially said a handgun was recovered on scene, but a further investigation revealed that the handgun was a pellet gun resembling a firearm.

ID
711hc8 Copy
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video
Duration
9:05
Date
Sep-17-2022
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ThisIsButter1 (7906.00)

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