Pedestrian, possibly armed, shot dead by officers in LA


According to the /*Los Angeles Police Department*/, officers stopped a man during a routine pedestrian stop for reasons that could range from the man being a person of interest in a crime or being wanted for questioning.

The man apparently pulled out a gun at some point during the incident, which happened at about 8 p.m. Friday.

Police fired at the man, who died Saturday at County-USC Medical Center.

His identity was not immediately released, but he is said to be about 28 years old.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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