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Harbor City suspect shot, killed by police after drawing gun

A man on a bicycle in Harbor City was shot and killed by police after he allegedly pulled a gun on an officer on Friday, March 2, 2012.
March 3, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A man on a bicycle in Harbor City was shot and killed by police after he allegedly pulled a gun on officers.

Authorities say the suspect was riding his bike near Lomita Boulevard and Normandie Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. when he crossed paths with police officers, grabbed his gun and attempted to shoot.

That's when officers shot and killed the suspect.

One officer was taken to a nearby hospital for a knee injury but was released a short time later.

Authorities say the suspect's pistol was found at the scene.


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