MONTEREY PARK (CBSLA) — The 60 Freeway reopened early Tuesday, hours after a fatal officer-involved shooting in Monterey Park.
The shooting happened at about 8:20 p.m. on the eastbound 60 Freeway west of Paramount Avenue. The eastbound lanes were shut down during the investigation.READ MORE: Davis' 28 Lead Kings To 2nd Straight Win Over Clippers
A CHP officer had pulled the driver over for a traffic violation in the middle lanes. When male driver didn’t comply with commands, an officer opened fire, authorities said.READ MORE: Family Of 18-Year-Old Garret Hayward, Killed By Suspected DUI Driver, Hold Emotional Vigil
It’s not clear why the traffic stop was not conducted on the shoulder at the nearest exit.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.MORE NEWS: In Wake Of Recent Crime Uptick, Beverly Hills Hires More Officers And Increases Patrols
No officers were hurt in the shooting.