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Man fatally shot by police in Harbor-UCLA emergency room is identified

Man fatally shot by police in Harbor-UCLA emergency room is identified

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has identified the man who was shot and killed by a Los Angeles police officer Saturday morning in the emergency room of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Ruben Jose Herrera, 26, of Torrance died from a single gunshot wound after he picked up a metal stool and tried to grab an officer's gun as officers tried to transport him to jail, police said.

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Herrera — the 20th person shot and killed by on-duty LAPD officers this year — was taken to the emergency room after an altercation...

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