Possible armed suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Los Angeles police at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
Los Angeles police at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.
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BOYLE HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An armed suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights Saturday night.

Los Angeles police from the Hollenbeck Division said they were following a reported stolen vehicle before the driver came to a stop in the 3300 block of E. 6th Street at about 10:45 p.m. and got out of the car.

Police said the suspect was armed and an officer-involved shooting occurred. No further details surrounding the gunfire were available.

The suspect, described as a Hispanic man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. No officers were hit or injured in the shooting.

It was not known whether the incident was gang-related.