Police: Man killed by officer in Sun Valley wouldn't drop gun

The man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer Sunday had been threatening residents in a Sun Valley home with a gun, authorities reported.

Officers arrived shortly before 6 a.m. at the home in the 7700 block of Ethel Avenue and saw the man standing outside with a gun, police said.

Officers said that they ordered him to put down the weapon but that he refused, prompting police to shoot him.

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-- Rick Rojas, Times Community News

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