LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Authorities Wednesday identified a man who was fatally shot by an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer while allegedly trying to carjack the officer at gunpoint in the Harbor Gateway area.
Miguel Sanchez, Jr., 21, died at the scene, said coroner’s Chief Craig Harvey.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Demand Still Rising, Experts Predict Decline
The shooting happened about 11:50 p.m. Monday at Denker Avenue and 224th Street, the LAPD reported. The officer was uninjured.READ MORE: NFL Announces All-Pro Rosters; Kupp, Donald, Ramsey Make First-Team
The circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation.MORE NEWS: 'Our Hearts Are Heavy:' Sandra Shells, ER Nurse Attacked Near Union Station, Dies From Injuries On Sunday
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