LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - Authorities Wednesday identified a man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Watts after he allegedly opened fire on police.
Emilio Luis Robles, 47, of Los Angeles died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred after officers went to 113th Street near Wilmington Avenue about 11 p.m. April 30 on a call of a man with a gun, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Arriving officers were fired upon by the suspect, with the bullets striking the police vehicle, LAPD Detective Meghan Aguilar said.
The officers returned fire and called for help, police said. More officers arrived and those officers also opened fire on the still armed man, Aguilar said.
The suspect had been hiding and lying near a parked car in a driveway, according to reports from the scene. No officers were injured.
CNS contributed to this report.