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Suspect killed by Anaheim police identified

Roscoe Cambridge, 29, was fatally shot by police in a police parking lot in Anaheim Hills on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.

January 20, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
The suspect who was shot and killed by an officer in a police parking lot in Anaheim Hills has been identified.

Police say Roscoe Cambridge, a 29-year-old Anaheim resident, had approached a police sergeant who was sitting in his car working on the computer.

According to authorities, Cambridge was wielding a large kitchen knife at the time. He was shot shortly after 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Anaheim Police Department east substation at Santa Ana Canyon and Weir Canyon roads.

A Bible and knife were found near his body.

A motive has not yet been determined. The incident remains under investigation.

No officers were injured in the incident.


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