Christian Leonard Eaddy, a 25-year-old black man, was fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers on Thursday, May 16, in the 13200 block of Corcoran Street in Pacoima, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.
LAPD officers responded about 2:15 p.m. and found Eaddy holding a knife and trying to stab himself with a syringe.
According to coroner’s records, Eaddy approached officers with two butcher knives.
Officers then Tased and shot Eaddy in the torso.
He was taken to a hospital, where he died at 6:26 p.m. The incident is being investigated by the LAPD’s force investigation division.
-- Andrew Blankstein and Nicole Santa Cruz
Jose Torres, a 33-year-old Latino, was shot and killed by police Monday, July 18, in the 10400 block of Ilex Avenue in Pacoima, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Officers responded to a call about a "man with a gun, possible domestic violence" about 5 p.m., according to an LAPD news release.
As police were driving to the location, they saw Torres, who fit the description of the possible suspect. He was seated next to a woman near a brick fence. Officers got out of their cruiser and approached him, officials said.
The police gave several commands to Torres, who was sitting next to his estranged wife, authorities said. Torres then pulled out a gun and put it against his wife's head and body. Officers told Torres to drop the weapon, but he ignored them, officials said. At that point, an officer-involved shooting occurred.
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Luciano Reyes, a 35-year-old Latino, was shot and killed by Los Angeles police Friday, July 16, in the 11900 block of Phillippi Avenue in Pacoima, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
LAPD officers from the Foothill Division responded to a domestic-violence call about 12:40 a.m., said Officer Sara Faden, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.
According to preliminary information provided by the coroner's office, Reyes allegedly confronted officers while pointing a gun at them, at which point he was shot.
Detectives are investigating the incident.
-- My-Thuan Tran and Sarah Ardalani