Skip to comments.AK-47 Toting Felon Killed By LAPD in a Shootout Near Downtown L.A.
Posted on 09/28/2010 8:37:12 PM PDT by dragnet2
LOS ANGELES -- There was a deadly shooting Tuesday between LAPD officers and a felony suspect who opened fire on them with an AK-47 assault rifle.
The shooting happened late Tuesday afternoon in the 1600 block of Temple Ave, not far from Echo Park.
LAPD officials say officers were following the convicted felon through the Downtown L.A. area when suddenly he stopped, stepped out of his car and opened fire at officers with the assault rifle.
Officers immediately returned fire with their weapons, striking the gunman several times and killing him.
None of the officers was hit in the gunfight nor were any innocent by-standers injured.
The dead shooter is under the sheet, at center of image.
This was a really good shoot....
Echo Park. So, which gang? MS 13?
full auto AK-47? or a semi auto clone?
new AWB call in 3..2..1..
“Assault rifle”? My ass! Unless the shooter had selectable fire or was firing full auto, then it was not an “assault rifle.”
More media hype aimed at promoting their anti-gun agenda at every occurrence where some nut goes on a rampage.
If only Calif had stricter gun laws, this would not have happened. /s
Was looking for a story with a happy ending this evening.
This had got to be wrong!
The man was a convicted felon, there is no way he would break the law by owning an illegal firearm. No way, no how- gun bans prevent this type of criminal behavior!
Don’t know anything about the suspect ID.
Echo Park? Your papers, please.
I have no idea...One chopper pilot just described it as a black rifle, others close to the event said is appeared to be an AK.
Paging cop hater Zuben. Job well done by some hard working cops.
Glad he was toasted. Obviously the laws didn’t stop em, good job CA /s. Good job by the LAPD too for real.
I understand the suspect shooter has like 14 holes in him.
“I have no idea...One chopper pilot just described it as a black rifle, others close to the event said is appeared to be an AK.”
A black rifle?
Okay, my brain is running out my ears. Your Guide is a little tricky for a non-afficianado such as myself.
To be honest, I'm surprised no officers were shot...
However, they had time to ready themselves with this guy, as the vehicle came up really hot regarding carjacking as they were following the vehicle.
LOL! That’s a keeper.
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