Officers kill suspect in gun battle in Pacoima, police say
Los Angeles police shot and killed an armed suspect in Pacoima on Sunday after a brief gun battle, authorities said.
Officers responded to a call regarding an “active shooter” in the 12700 block of Van Nuys Boulevard just after noon, police said.
After they arrived at the scene, the officers got into a gun battle with the unidentified suspect, who was shot and killed, police said. The officers were not hurt.
No other details were immediately available about the incident.
In that same period, law enforcement officials in L.A. County have shot and killed more than 250 people, according to coroner’s reports.]
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