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Roberto Fausto Rodriguez, 39
Los Angeles, California
April 09, 2015

Agencies: Los Angeles Police Department California LAPD

Last updated: about 1 year ago

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A suspect in a fatal shooting was shot dead by a Los Angeles Police Department officer in Boyle Heights Wednesday night.

The officer-involved shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of Third Street and South Matthews Street, LAPD Officer Nuria Vanegas said.

The suspect was around 35 years old and wanted for the fatal shooting of a man at the intersection of Fourth and South Soto streets around 10:25 p.m., Vanegas said.

The officer had been pursuing the suspect just before the shooting, LAPD Officer Nuria Vanegas said.

“The suspect was running in the area and they went after him,” Vanegas said.

There was no information about the circumstances of the initial fatal shooting.

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