1 dead in Montebello officer-involved shooting
MONTEBELLO, Calif. (FOX 11) - Detectives in Montebello investigated an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon that occurred in the 200 block of Victoria Avenue.
An individual was taken to the hospital where he died, according to law enforcement officials.
Montebello police say officers were sent to investigate a report of a disturbance in the area of 2nd Street and Victoria Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. The first officer to arrive saw a man, described as a 49-year-old Hispanic male adult, walking with a weapon, later identified as a shotgun, and requested backup, according to the Montebello Police Department.
At some point, an argument occurred, police say, resulting in an officer-involved shooting. The man was treated for at least one gunshot wound at the scene before being taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
No officers were injured in the incident.
The areas of Victoria Avenue between 1st and 3rd Street will be closed during the investigation, according to police.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is handling the officer-involved shooting investigation.