Man fatally shot in San Bernardino officer-involved shooting ID'd

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KABC) -- A man allegedly armed with a sawed-off shotgun fatally shot by police in San Bernardino was identified Sunday morning.

Cody Wayne Jarrett, 26, was shot by San Bernardino police Saturday night after authorities said he tried to flee the scene of a traffic stop.

The incident began when police spotted a reported stolen Honda Accord near Highland and Mount View avenues at about 9:15 p.m.

Authorities said Jarrett pulled into a business parking lot and made a run for it.

Eventually, officers caught up with the suspect and tried to taser him. Jarret managed to get up and run off with a sawed-off shotgun, police said.

Police went after the suspect and during the confrontation, an officer-involved shooting occurred.

Jarrett was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital, where he died.
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