Agencies: Long Beach Police Department California
Last updated: 4 months ago
In a car chase with police, officers shot three people, killing Hunton. (One police officer injured by police fire.)
Wilford Hunton, an 18-year-old black man, was shot several times by police near the 710 Freeway and Willow Avenue in Long Beach on Wednesday, May 27, and died of his injuries the following day, authorities said.
Long Beach police detectives said they witnessed Hunton and two other men take part in a shooting in Compton, where they were conducting an unrelated investigation about 5 p.m. on May 27.
The detectives followed the three men.