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San Bernardino cop shoots armed man to death

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 2, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is under way on Tuesday morning after an officer-involved shooting in San Bernardino that left a man dead.Police said the officer tried to pull a man over for speeding, but he crashed his car into a tree at 17th and G streets and tried to run away on foot.

The man was allegedly carrying a handgun. Police said during the foot pursuit, the armed suspect turned toward the officer, and an officer-involved shooting occurred at 1:55 a.m.

The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Adrian Gutierrez of San Bernardino.

The officer, a 17-year veteran, was not injured.