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Palms: John Fulchiero, 50

October 20, 2009 | 10:39 pm

The location where John Fulchiero was shot. Click for the Palms Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.John Fulchiero, a 50-year-old white man, was shot by LAPD officers and died on Saturday, Oct. 17, in the 3100 block of Midvale Avenue in Palms, authorities said.

Officers had gone to the address after Fulchiero called police and said that he had killed his girlfriend and was going to kill himself, said LAPD Officer Norma Eisenman.

“The man kept going in and out of his home with the weapon in his hand,” she said.

About 3 a.m., police shot and killed Fulchiero outside the home when he pointed the weapon at officers, Eisenman said. A handgun was recovered from the scene, she said.

Fulchiero's girlfriend -- who was inside the home uninjured during the standoff -- told police that he was distraught over being an unemployed construction worker, according to Eisenman.

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Map: The location where John Fulchiero was shot. Click for the Palms Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.


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Comments (4)

again police shoot someone, do they see guns as toys or what. they kill over 50 people most of them innocent people.

they need to pop on them bfgc crips in that palms area they stirrin up all kidna trouble in that area
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mostpolices have a long history of violence since they were little no suprise they kill innocent people for no reason but anger.

This shooting had nothing to do with BFGC who aren't a problem by National where this happened but the cops do need to crack down on BFGC hard, they're turning the area between Venice Blvd and Palms Blvd into a bad hood



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