A Seal Beach officer was deliberately struck by a suspected drunk driver’s vehicle, causing him to shoot at the man, police said.
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.