Two deputies shot and killed a man after he pulled out a gun and pointed it at them during a fight in East Los Angeles, officials said. Adrian Arambulo reports for NBC4's Today in LA on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man Tuesday morning in East Los Angeles, officials said.
No deputies were hurt in the shooting near East Almanza Lane and Miller Avenue about 1:30 a.m., said Sgt. Harry Drucker of the LA County Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.
While responding to a call about a domestic dispute, deputies were flagged down by pedestrians who said they saw a man walking around with a gun.
When deputies found the man, he became aggressive, initiated a fight and pulled out a gun, officials said.
Both deputies then fired shots at the man, who was described as a Hispanic man about 20 to 25 years old, officials said.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
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