LAPD fatally shoots subject during foot pursuit in El Sereno; this is the 3rd day of law-enforcement firings in one day

A Los Angeles Police Department officer shot at least one person they were chasing down in El Sereno Friday evening. It was the third such shooting in Los Angeles in one day.

The shooting at the LAPD took place at 6:51 p.m. close to the intersection of Lansdowne Avenue, Drucker Street. Officers were on the trail of an individual with a gun, Officer Im from the LAPD said.

“As ofcrs drove up to vehicle, suspect exited and fled on foot,”Additional police officers Follow us on Twitter. “Some time during the foot pursuit, the suspect produced a handgun and an officer involved shooting occurred. Suspect was struck by gunfire and taken into custody.”

Im stated that the person was taken by the Los Angeles Fire Department to a local hospital.

In an updateAccording to police, the man was in his 30s and was declared dead at the hospital.

“The suspect’s handgun is at scene and will be booked as evidence,”The LAPD was also added.

There were no injuries to officers, Im was added.

Police Tweeted byTraffic in the area may be affected by the investigation “several hours … Lansdowne Ave from Atlantic to Drucker AVE.”

Earlier Friday, at least one deputy from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department fatally shot a person in Moreno Valley, and at least one South Gate Police Department officer shot a person whose condition remains unknown.

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