The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy stopped Adrian Joel Sanchez, 34, of Long Beach in his vehicle at about 12:15 p.m. Wednesday on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway about a mile north of Templin Highway, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Police say the robbery sparked a car chased, followed by the shooting after the man crashed his car in West Long Beach.
Before police shot, the man fired his gun, prompting officers to believe they were being targeted, the department said.
The officer said he was trying to turn on a flashlight attached to his gun when he unintentionally pulled the trigger, documents show.
The LBPD released footage from officers’ body-worn cameras that show the deadly shooting of 38-year-old Lauren Archibeque in the early morning hours of April 2.
Long Beach police shot and killed a woman early this morning in the Wrigley neighborhood.
At least one sheriff’s deputy wounded a suspected drunk driver Friday evening in Norwalk during a foot pursuit, authorities said.
26-year-old Anthony Loia was in Long Beach to see his two children, ages 2 and 3, his sister Raina Menezes said.
A newly released report sheds light on the motives of a man who was shot to death by police during a 2018 standoff in Downtown Long Beach where he threatened to blow up the nearby Federal Building.
Mharloun Saycon, a 39-year-old Carson resident, was shot six to eight times by Officer Vuong Nguyen on Dec. 14, 2015.