Suspect Shot, Killed by Police in Monterey Park

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MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (KTLA) — A suspect armed with a handgun was shot and killed by police in Monterey Park on Friday morning.

monterey-picIt happened around 12:02 a.m. in the 400 block of Atlantic Boulevard.

Police had responded to a disturbance call between a boyfriend and girlfriend at a motel on Atlantic.

When the officers arrived at the location, they were directed to a vehicle that was leaving.

Two police units stopped the car on Atlantic Boulevard and Harding Avenue.

That’s when a male passenger exited the vehicle and brandished a handgun, according to police, prompting the shooting.

The male suspect was pronounced dead at the scene, and a handgun was recovered.

The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department is assisting Monterey Park police with the investigation.

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