A domestic violence suspect shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting in Pacoima was publicly identified Sunday.
He was Gerber Dieguez, 29, according to the coroner’s office.
Officers responded to a domestic violence call at 2 a.m. Saturday on O’Melveny Avenue, north of Carl Street, said Officer Mike Lopez of the LAPD‘s Media Relations Section. They pursued a vehicle driven by a man they believed was the subject of the call.
The suspect drove back to O’Melveny Avenue and Carl Street, where he ran from the car, Lopez said.
Officers chased the suspect and an officer-involved shooting occurred in the area of Carl Street and Haddon Avenue, Lopez said. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.
No officers were injured and a gun was found in the vicinity, police said.
–City News Service
>> Want to read more stories like this? Get our Free Daily Newsletters Here!