LA police shoot, kill murder suspect

October 16, 2019 GMT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have shot and killed a man suspected of a murder and robbery in the San Fernando Valley.

The LAPD says the man was shot Wednesday morning in Sherman Oaks when detectives who’d been watching him tried to arrest him.

The man died at the scene. His name and details of the shooting weren’t immediately released. Police say they found a handgun.

Police say the man is believed to have killed a maintenance worker Monday in the area, and then robbed a liquor store while holding a gun Tuesday night.