HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a man was killed while grappling with the gun of a suspected thief in Hollywood.
LAPD officer Nuria Vanegas of the Media Relations Section told City News Service that officers were notified of an attempted robbery near Rosewood Avenue and Heliotrope Drive about 3 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: City Of LA Opens Vaccinations To Age 16-Plus As Questions Swirl Over J&J Vaccine
“The suspect and the victim became engaged in a struggle for the gun. During the struggle, the gun actually went off. The victim was shot and the suspect left the scene,” Vanegas told KNX 1070’s Ed Mertz.