Aaron Valdez, 25

South Gate, California
March 11, 2015

Agencies: South Gate Police Department California | Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department California LASD

Cause of death: Shooting

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The South Gate Police Department received a call about two suspects who were possibly trying to steal a car in the 10400 block of Pescadero Avenue at 8:50 p.m. When officers arrived, they detained a person who fit the description of one of the suspects.

As they were questioning him, a 25-year-old man drove an older model Toyota Camry toward the officers at a high rate of speed.

Officers opened fire, and then the suspect put the car into reverse and backed up onto the front lawn of a home before coming to a stop.

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