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Alphonso Edward Perkins, 50
Los Angeles, California
September 08, 2014

Agencies: Los Angeles Police Department California LAPD

Last updated: almost 2 years ago

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A gunman died Monday after a shootout with Los Angeles police in South Los Angeles, police said.

Police returned gunfire and the shooter was killed, according to authorities. The gunman's wife, who called police, was also shot in the upper body. 

It remained unclear whether she was shot by the gunman or injured in the crossfire, police said.