Posted Nov. 19, 2014
Jorge Trejo, a 34-year-old Latino, was shot by Los Angeles police Sunday, Nov. 9, in the 3200 block of Huron Street in Cypress Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before midnight on Nov. 8, LAPD officers saw Trejo driving a blue Mazda pickup truck near West Avenue 26 and North Figueroa Street, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers tried to stop Trejo, a suspect in an Oct. 30 assault with a deadly weapon case, and a pursuit began.
During the pursuit, which authorities said was "slow-speed," Trejo stopped at at least three locations and pointed a sawed-off shotgun at police. The first shooting occurred at West Avenue 26 and Lacy Street. The second occurred at Griffin Avenue and East Avenue 31. The third shooting occurred at Daly Street and Darwin Avenue, police said.
A SWAT team was then called to ...
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