'Penny Pincher' robbery suspect fatally shot by police following pursuit
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (FOX 11 / CNS) - A robbery suspect was shot and killed by police at the end of a chase in North Hollywood on Thursday.
The pursuit began around 4:25 p.m. when undercover Los Angeles Police Department detectives were investigating a series of robberies in the San Fernando Valley and Burbank.
While in the area of Kittridge Street and Radford Avenue in North Hollywood, detectives came across a possible suspect connected to the robberies, police said.
The suspect fled in a silver BMW and the detectives initiated a short chase that ended in the 12000 block of Vose Street, near Laurel Canyon Boulevard, where the officer-involved shooting occurred.
The suspect was struck by the gunfire and taken to a local hospital where he died, LAPD Lt. Chris Ramirez said.
No officers were injured.
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