Anthony David Soderberg, a 29-year-old white man, was shot and killed by LAPD officers Monday, May 8, in the 11300 block of Alethea Drive in Sunland, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9 a.m., a homeowner reported a burglar in her kitchen, Los Angeles Police Det. Meghan Aguilar said. The resident was able to escape through a back window, she said.
When officers arrived, they peered through a window of the house and saw that a man, later identified as Soderberg, had armed himself with a gun belonging to one of the residence’s occupants, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said.
The officers then backed off and called for a SWAT team, Beck said, launching a standoff that lasted five hours.
As officers surrounded the house, police used a bullhorn to try to persuade the man to surrender, department officials said.
The home, located at the top of ...