Armed Man Fatally Shot by Police Following Stolen-Car Pursuit in Boyle Heights: LAPD

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A brief car chase on Thursday ended with a Los Angeles police officer opening fire, killing a man who was armed with a gun, authorities said.

The incident in Boyle Heights marked the 11th  fatal shooting by on-duty LAPD officers this year.

Officers began chasing a stolen car about 7:20 p.m. The pursuit lasted just a few minutes before coming to an end in the 1200 block of Atwood Place, a cul-de-sac, LAPD Sgt. Frank Preciado said.

A man who was a passenger in the car got out of the vehicle and ran up a driveway, Preciado said.

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