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2 dead, 1 wounded in Los Angeles law enforcement shootings

Police say a man who pointed a gun at people in a South Los Angeles gas station parking lot was shot and killed by officers

2 dead, 1 wounded in Los Angeles law enforcement shootings

LOS ANGELES — A man who pointed a gun at people in a South Los Angeles gas station parking lot was shot and killed by officers, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The shooting occurred late Wednesday after the armed man approached four people in the lot at 111th and Figueroa streets and officers on patrol saw the situation, the department said in a tweet.

“The officers stopped and gave the suspect commands which he failed to comply with — at which point an officer-involved shooting occurred,” the department said.

Nearby, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was involved in a…

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