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Friday January 27th, 2023 :: 02:22 a.m. PST


#LASD Homicide Assist Huntington Prk PD with Officer-Involved Shooting,1900 block of Slauson Avenue,#HuntingtonPark

DATE:   Thursday, January 26, 2023                            

REPORTED AT:  3:45 p.m.                                

LOCATION:  1900 block of Slauson Avenue, Huntington Park

SUSPECT:  Male Adult  

UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Hugo Reynaga


Huntington Park Police Officers responded to a stabbing call at 3:40 p.m. on the 2400 block of Slauson Avenue, Huntington Park. Upon arrival they contacted a male adult stabbing victim who gave the description of a Male Black Adult suspect in a wheelchair and his last seen direction of travel.  Assisting Huntington Park Police Officers checked the area indicated by the victim and located the suspect near the 1900 block of Slauson Avenue, Huntington Park. 

When Huntington Park Officers attempted to detain the suspect, the  suspect retrieved a 12” butcher knife from his person and threatened them by attempting to throw the knife at the officers.  The suspect was tased at least twice by Huntington Park Officers but the deployment of the taser was ineffective. The suspect attempted to throw the butcher knife at the officers again, at which time an officer involved shooting occurred. 

The suspect was struck by gunfire in the upper torso. He was treated on scene by Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics and pronounced dead.

A butcher knife was recovered at the scene.  

There is no additional information available at this time. 

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website 

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