Joshua Shoop, a 35-year-old white man, was fatally shot by law enforcement Sunday, Dec. 23, in the 7700 block of Norwalk Boulevard in West Whittier-Los Nietos, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Whittier police officers were attempting to stop a stolen car near Norwalk and Washington boulevards in west Whittier when police were shot at about 12:30 a.m. and then fled, authorities said. Sheriff's deputies joined in the search for the suspects.
The search ended in a stand-off with two suspects barricaded in a garage. Nearby homes were evacuated.
At least one shot was fired out of the garage at sheriff's deputies, according to a sheriff's statement.
A woman came out of the garage about 4:30 a.m. and surrendered, while her male companion, later identified as Joshua Shoop, remained inside, authorities said.
Shoop, who was armed, emerged from the garage about ...