Coroner identifies suspect killed in Panorama City officer-involved shooting

PANORAMA CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Panorama City Tuesday afternoon has been identified. He is Florencio Chaidez, 32, of Panorama City, according to the coroner's office.

Los Angeles police received a report of a man with a gun near Roscoe Boulevard and Willis Avenue at about 2:45 p.m.

About 30 minutes later, officers approached a man with a beer who matched the suspect's description near the intersection of Cedros Avenue and Parthenia Street, and an officer-involved shooting occurred.

The suspect was pronounced dead while being taken to a hospital. A handgun was recovered at the scene, police said.

No officers were injured in the incident.

Officials with the coroner's office said an autopsy was pending.
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