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Authorities identify man killed by LAPD in Shadow Hills

March 22, 2012 | 10:22 am

 A man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Shadow Hills was identified Thursday as 30-year-old Garmik Kirakosian, according to the L.A. County coroner's office.

Kirakosian was shot about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday after allegedly robbing a tobacco shop, shooting an employee and carjacking a woman, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Police shot him after he pointed a weapon at them, according to preliminary reports by the LAPD. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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