INGLEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A man died in an officer-involved shooting after authorities said he pointed what looked like a gun at them in Inglewood.
Around 11 p.m. Friday, two police officers driving in the area of the station near 1 W. Manchester Blvd. encountered a suspect who appeared to be pointing a handgun at them.
An officer-involved shooting occurred, authorities said, and the suspect was shot. He later died at the scene.
Upon closer inspection, authorities determined the handgun was actually a pellet or BB gun designed to look like a .44 Super Magnum gun.
Surveillance video from nearby buildings will be taken in for evidence.
The investigation is ongoing.
Man killed in Inglewood officer-involved shooting after allegedly pointing BB or pellet gun at police