Barry Prak, a 27-year-old Asian man, was shot and killed by a Long Beach police officer Tuesday, June 28, in the 2800 block of East 15th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Prak was a suspect in a Jan. 26, 2014, gang shooting in Long Beach that injured three men, according to a Long Beach Police Department news release. Investigators got a warrant for Prak’s arrest in April.
Around 9 a.m. on June 28, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force requested assistance from Long Beach police after they spotted Prak and tried to arrest him in the area of 16th Street and Temple Avenue, the news release said.
Prak allegedly ran from the marshals, who pursued him on foot to an apartment on East 15th Street.
“The suspect was considered armed and dangerous,” according to the ...