Man Shot To Death After Allegedly Trying To Carjack LAPD Officer

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An armed man who allegedly tried to carjack an off-duty LAPD officer in the Harbor Gateway area was shot and killed early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The shooting took place around midnight at Denker Avenue and 224th Street, LAPD Officer Tenesha Dobine said.

The wounded man, whose name was not released, died at the scene, Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the coroner’s office said.

The officer was not injured, police said.

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