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L.B. cops shoot, kill armed felon

April 7, 2009 6:52:06 AM PDT
Officers shot and killed a man in Long Beach on Monday.Police said the 30-year-old suspect was getting into his car when he pulled out a gun while police were trying to detain him in the area of Falcon Avenue and Hardwick Street. Officers fired their weapons, killing the man at 5:44 p.m.

The suspect's name has not been released, but police said he is a felon with a history of violence. He had reportedly threatened to kill one of his family members.

No officers were hurt in the shooting.


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