Vinson Lee Ramos, a 37-year-old Latino, was shot and killed by police officers on Thursday, July 7, in the 7100 block of South Atlantic Avenue in Bell, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Ramos allegedly asked Bell Police officers to shoot him and then charged toward them with a knife after a domestic dispute inside a nearby restaurant and store, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Cotter, whose homicide team is investigating the shooting.
The officers were called to s 7-Eleven store at 8:20 a.m. after Ramos and his girlfriend, who is 8-months pregnant, got into an argument at a Jack In the Box next door, Cotter said.
Ramos allegedly shoved his girlfriend against a wall at the restaurant and then walked next door to the 7-Eleven, Cotter said. The woman followed, with her 5-year-old son in tow, he said. ...