Posted Aug. 18, 2014
Andre Maurice Jones, a 37-year-old black man, was shot and killed by Los Angeles police Monday, Aug. 18, in the 3700 block of South Grand Avenue in Historic South-Central, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 2:20 a.m., Los Angeles police attempted to pull over a 2001 gold-colored Chevy Tahoe, which was allegedly “driving recklessly” near West Florence Avenue and South Broadway in Florence, according to a news release from the department.
When officers tried to conduct a traffic stop, the SUV drove through surface streets and onto the northbound 110 Freeway. The person driving the SUV then took the Vernon exit, and a person inside fired multiple rounds at officers, said LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith.
The vehicle then got back on the northbound 110 Freeway, exited at Martin Luther King Boulevard, and drove east, police said.
The driver then crashed into a curb at South ...
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