After officers responded to reports of a robbery around noon Sunday, “the suspect began fighting and physically resisting the officers’ attempts to take him into custody,” the Los Angeles Police Department says. The department says a Taser did not subdue the man, who continued to fight. He then fell to the ground.
According to the LAPD: “While on the ground, the suspect and officers struggled over one of the officer’s handguns and then an officer-involved shooting occurred.”
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