According to news reports, deputies from the Los Angeles sheriff's department followed a "suspect" all the way to Apple Valley and shot him there. The shooting was filmed by a motorist stopped in his vehicle with his daughter, but the footage does not make clear the context of the encounter. At any rate, there are a lot of unanswered questions and other suspicious circumstances surrounding this latest incident of police violence in the IE. Here's a link to the video from KABC:
SUSPECT KILLED IN APPLE VALLEY DEPUTY-INVOLVED SHOOTING
hursday, June 26, 2014
APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- A homicide suspect was shot and killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Apple Valley on Wednesday night, and the deadly confrontation was caught on cellphone video by a local family.
Authorities were searching for a suspect in an unincorporated area of Apple Valley in the 23000 block of Laramie Street at about 5 p.m.
Deputies spotted the suspect in a Nissan Titan and followed him to the area of Bear Valley and Central roads. The suspect got out of his vehicle, and there was an immediate exchange of gunfire, investigators said.
The suspect was declared dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
A deputy was treated at a local hospital for a minor injury and released.
The intersection was shut down for several hours due to the investigation.