Armed suspect killed in Panorama City officer-involved shooting

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Los Angeles police fatally shot an armed suspect near the intersection of Cedros Avenue and Parthenia Street in Panorama City on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015.
Los Angeles police fatally shot an armed suspect near the intersection of Cedros Avenue and Parthenia Street in Panorama City on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015.
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PANORAMA CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An armed man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Panorama City Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Officers 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, identified as a man in his early 30s, was pronounced dead while being transported to a local hospital, police said. A handgun was recovered at the scene.

No officers were injured. Detectives from the LAPD's Force Investigation Division were handling the investigation.