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Jason M. Hendley, 29
Sylmar, California
July 06, 2015

Agencies: Los Angeles Police Department California LAPD | Mission Community Police Station LAPD California

Last updated: over 1 year ago

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Jason M. Hendley, a 29-year-old black man, was killed during an officer-involved shooting on Monday, July 6, in the 13000 block of Gavina Avenue in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. The incident began about 10:30 a.m., when Los Angeles police officers responded to a call about a possible assault at a Sylmar home, according to LAPD spokeswoman Liliana Preciado. When officers arrived they saw a man, later identified as Hendley, walking out of the house covered in blood and wielding a knife, Preciado said. Hendley allegedly advanced toward the officers with a knife in hand and the officers opened fire.