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George Amando Ramirez, 35
San Bernadino, California
November 13, 2014

Agencies: Downey Police Department California | San Bernardino Police Department - California

Last updated: 12 days ago

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A seldom-mentioned Los Angeles task force tracked a car containing what is believed to be a large quantity of drugs to a home here, where the investigation turned deadly.

A Downey police officer was wounded and one of his assailants was killed by police in the shoot-out Thursday that prompted a SWAT response and lengthy follow-up investigation.

San Bernardino police remained at the scene overnight to investigate the fatal gun battle.