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L.A. police kill armed man in Shadow Hills, officials say

March 21, 2012 |  2:58 pm

This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.

A man was killed Wednesday afternoon in an officer-involved shooting in Shadow Hills, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The shooting occurred about 1:15 p.m. on La Tuna Canyon Road between Wheatland Avenue and Sunland Boulevard after police responded to reports of a robbery on Glenoaks Boulevard.

The officers chased the man and then set up a perimeter, according to LAPD Officer Gregory Baek. The suspect was shot after coming out with what appeared to be a gun, Baek said.

No officers were injured. No other information was immediately available.

For the record, 10:07 p.m., March 21: A previous version of this post said the shooting occurred in Sunland.


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