LONG BEACH, California — Authorities say Long Beach police have shot and killed an armed man who allegedly opened fire on a car at a gas station.
Sgt. Aaron Eaton says officers responded Sunday evening after receiving reports of shots fired at the Shell station at Anaheim Street and Magnolia Avenue.
Eaton tells City News Service the officers spotted a man who matched the description of the gunman and shot him.
The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name was not released.
Eaton says a handgun was recovered at the scene.
The car being fired on sped away before officers arrived. Detectives want to talk to the driver.