Huntington Park police shoot gun-wielding man in Commerce stakeout
Huntington Park police shot and injured a man who pointed a gun at officers in Commerce on Friday night, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said.
According to a statement from the sheriff’s department, which is investigating the incident, two Huntington Park police officers in an unmarked car were conducting surveillance in the 2500 block of Leo Avenue in Commerce as part of an investigation into a murder in Huntington Park.
The man outside the car pointed the gun at the officers, who both fired at him, hitting him multiple times in the upper torso, according to the statement.
Officials said the man was not related to the investigation the officers were conducting when they set up surveillance.
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