Officer-involved shooting in Wilmington leaves one dead
A man with a handgun was shot and killed by police in Wilmington on Monday evening, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The officer-involved shooting occurred about 6:30 p.m. in a trailer park in the 1000 block of South Figueroa Street near West Anaheim Street. Officers were responding to a report of shots fired in the trailer park, said LAPD Public Information Officer Mike Lopez.
They encountered a man with a handgun, he said. The suspect was struck by gunfire and pronounced dead at the scene, Lopez said.
No officers were injured and a weapon was recovered at the scene, he said.
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