Last updated: 5 months ago
The incident was reported about 12 a.m. at the intersection of East 1st and Soto streets at a Gold Line Metro station.
Officers were patrolling the area when they say they heard gunshots, Lt. Chris Ramirez said.
The officers then approached a man walking on the sidewalk and when they attempted to stop him and an officer-involved shooting occurred.
The man was struck by gunfire and he eventually pronounced dead at the scene.
A gun was recovered at the scene and the area is cordoned off during the investigation, Ramirez said.
No officers were injured during the incident.
Video from the scene showed a man and a woman comforting each other after the shooting.
UPDATE: Liliflor Arte: "His name is Fred Barragan he has a name, just met the family went to give my condolences where he was murdered. He was 35 years old, he was dropped off by his brother to take the train, he was heading home. His brother said he had a cell phone not a gun."