Authorities identify man killed by LAPD in Shadow Hills
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.
-- Anna Gorman