Police shoot, kill suspect who pulled gun on 4 victims in South LA, LAPD says

A suspect who allegedly pulled a gun on four people at a South Los Angeles gas station parking lot was shot and killed by police.
SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A suspect who allegedly pulled a gun on four people at a South Los Angeles gas station parking lot was shot and killed by police Wednesday night.

The shooting occurred near Figueroa and 110th streets shortly before 10 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The four victims were in the parking lot when the suspect allegedly approached them and pointed a weapon.

LAPD says officers witnessed the encounter and when they arrived they "gave the suspect commands which he failed to comply with."

Police then opened fire. Further details about what led up to the shooting were not disclosed.

The suspect, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

LAPD says they recovered a gun.

A group of bystanders who police said refused to leave gotten into a scuffle with multiple officers, according to LAPD.

The chaotic scene was captured on camera as officers repeatedly shouted "back up!" and "get back!" Several people were taken to the ground, and the video appeared to show several bystanders being arrested. Additional information about the confrontation has not been released.

No officers were injured.
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