Los Angeles police shot dead a gunman on Wednesday night after pointing a gun at a group of people in front of a gas station, authorities said.
The suspect approached a group of four people standing in the parking lot of a gas station around 9:50 p.m., Los Angeles police said. He was armed with a firearm and aimed his pistol at the group.
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Police patrolling the area spotted the suspects and victims and stopped helping.
The suspect failed to listen to officers’ commands, the LAPD said, and a shooting ensued.
The suspect died at the scene and a firearm was found, police said.
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There were no reports of injured police officers.