Assault suspect shot, killed by LAPD

November 11, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
The LAPD is investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting in the Wilshire Center area on Tuesday night.Police said they were responding to an assault with a deadly weapon suspect near West Third Street and South New Hampshire Avenue just before 7 p.m.

A short chase began, and while the suspect was being taken into custody, he was shot by police.

The man later died at the hospital. No officers were hurt in the shooting.

No further details were immediately available.


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