Police exchanged gunfire with a man, wounding him, after he fled from officers who were investigating a reported shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Central Long Beach on Monday, authorities said.
Police were called twice Sunday night about a mother and daughter in some kind of dispute. The second time, police said, she was threatening her mother with a knife.
Officials are still trying to determine if he died from a police officer’s bullet or from injuries suffered when a police vehicle struck him.
CBS2 reported the armed man walked into a liquor store in the 5400 block of Atlantic Boulevard, which is near Market Street, and shot a man and woman.
Authorities today identified a man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Long Beach after police say he brandished a gun toward an officer and fired a shot.
Officers were working as part of a violent crime task force when they shot a man in the 1900 block of East 19th Street.
Jurors heard inadmissible evidence an attorney said was devastating to an excessive force lawsuit against a Long Beach police officer.
Prosecutors determined that officers “acted lawfully in defense of another” by firing at Andy Le Vo as he held a night shift manager at gunpoint at the Holiday Inn near Lakewood Boulevard and Willow Street on Jan. 5, 2018.
The footage shows what happened during the encounter that ended with a police officer shooting and killing the gunman, but it does not shed any light on what could have prompted him to start shooting in the first place.
The video is some of the first the LBPD released under a new a state transparency law that requires them to show footage of police shootings.