Melyda Corado, a 27-year-old woman, was shot and killed by police Saturday, July 21, at 2738 Hyperion Ave. in Silver Lake, police said.
Corado, the manager of a Trader Joe’s market, was killed by police gunfire in an hours-long standoff with an armed suspect, police said three days after the shooting.
“On behalf of myself and the rest of the Department, I want to express my deepest condolences and sympathy to her family and everyone that knew her,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore said of Corado. “I know that it’s every officer’s worst nightmare to hurt an innocent bystander during a violent engagement. I spoke with the officers this morning — they’re devastated. They were devastated in the immediate aftermath of this event.”
Initially, it was unclear whether the gunfire that killed Corado was from the suspect or police. LAPD released car dashboard and body camera video earlier than ...