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Fatal Police Shooting In Los Angeles

Videos capture dramatic pursuit, fatal police shooting February 24, 2012 8:04 am

Investigators were on the scene Friday of a deadly police shooting in Koreatown that came at the end of a slow-speed pursuit and was captured on video.

An armed carjacking suspect who police say stole two vehicles before leading officers on the chase through the streets of Los Angeles was killed Thursday night in a barrage of police bullets.

Live television coverage showed the man driving on the 101 Freeway, rolling past people on bustling Hollywood Boulevard and pulling the car into a gas station on Wilshire Boulevard, where at least one officer fired multiple shots into the vehicle as a bystander ducked for cover near an adjacent vehicle.

"When he [the suspect] pulled out his revolver and pointed it at people inside the store, the officers took action, fired their rounds and the suspect expired at the

Added: Feb-24-2012 Occurred On: Feb-24-2012
By: jbpnw
Regional News
Tags: police shooting, chase, shots fired, caught on tape, raw video, cops, police, lapd
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States (load item map)
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