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LAPD Fatally Shoots Man With Pipe

LAPD Fatally Shoots Man With Pipe

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Photo Courtesy:  KTLA

Los Angeles police shot and killed a man who was holding a pipe on Saturday.

Officers were dispatched around 12:30 p.m. to a fast food restaurant near the intersection of  South Broadway and West Olympic Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Upon arrival, police discovered a Hispanic male holding a 4 to 5 foot metal pipe.

After a TASER deployment did not work, the man was shot and later died at a local hospital.

Witnesses indicate that cops were called when the man with a pipe began assaulting another man.  When LAPD arrived, witnesses saw the man step towards officers after they had asked him to put the pipe down.

The identity of the officers have not been released.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/enyH8svY28I”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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  • Ricky Louis

    Looks justified to me. The pipe is a deadly weapon clearly. Threaten to use a deadly weapon on police, they have the right to shoot your dumb ass. When will dumb asses realize police officers are not gladiators. It is not their job to enter a combat area and battle to the death with equal odds. It is their job to enforce the law and they have the right to eliminate threats to their personal safety using weapons that have a distinct advantage over any weapon used to threaten them.

  • getreal5

    AND don’t bother giving excuses for shooting the moron. If these cops aren’t charged with manslaughter at least, no wonder the public dislikes you. IF you are a patrolman you better be able to kick somebodies ass without the need of a gun or a taser. there are very few reasons to shoot someone. 1,You being disabled and if thats the case why are you in the field? 2 ACTIVELY shooting or pointing a firearm at you or others from a distance.

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