Los Angeles police shot and killed an armed man Wednesday night after he pointed a gun at a group of people outside a gas station, authorities said.
The suspect walked up to a group of four people standing in the parking lot of a gas station around 9:50 p.m., Los Angeles police said. He was armed with a firearm and pointed the gun at the group.
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Officers patrolling the area spotted the suspect and victims and stopped to help, according to police.
The suspect failed to listen to the officers’ commands, the LAPD said, and a shooting occurred.
The suspect died at the scene and a firearm was recovered, police said.
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No officers were reported injured.