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MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspect armed with a crowbar was
shot outside of a Carl's Jr. restaurant in Monterey Park on Monday
morning. (Jan23 2012)
Authorities say the incident began with the suspect
breaking windows at Carl's Jr. in the 1200 block of Avenida Cesar Chavez
just before 9:30 a.m. The suspect then walked inside, while workers and customers ran outside.
arrived as the suspect was exiting the fast-food restaurant. After
repeatedly telling the suspect to drop the weapon, the suspect was
Police said the Taser was ineffective, and the suspect
swung the three-foot metal bar at officers twice. At least one officer
opened fire on the suspect.
The suspect was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
No one else was injured in the incident. The officer-involved shooting is under investigation.
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