Gunman Killed by Police After Multiple LAPD Officers Fired Upon

The man had been firing off rounds in the street, police said

By Melissa Pamer and Jessica Flynn
|  Monday, Jul 1, 2013  |  Updated 5:27 AM PDT
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Five Los Angeles police officers were shot at by a man who was killed when police returned fire on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Tena Ezzeddine reports from Pacoima for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

Five Los Angeles police officers were shot at by a man who was killed when police returned fire on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Tena Ezzeddine reports from Pacoima for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013.

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Five Los Angeles police officers were shot at by a man who was killed when police returned fire on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The incident occured 12:20 p.m. in Pacoima at Glenoaks and Van Nuys boulevards (map) , according to the acting watch commander at the Los Angeles Police Department's Foothill Division.

The acting watch commander, who refused to give her name to NBC4, originally said multiple officers were injured in the shooting.

Officers responded to a report of a man in the street firing off bullets randomly, the watch commander said.

The gunman was shot dead by police, according to the watch commander.

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