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L.A. police fatally shoot man allegedly brandishing gun

January 7, 2012 |  5:53 pm

El Sereno
Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man who allegedly brandished a gun at them Saturday afternoon in El Sereno, the department said.

Officers were called to the 4800 block of Axtell Street about 12:45 p.m. because of reports that there was “a man with a gun” there, police said.

A confrontation ensued, and the man, who police did not identify, was shot to death. No officers were injured.


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