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: One Killed In Fiery Wreck On 60 Freeway In Hacienda Heights
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: Driver Slams Into Homeless Encampment In Brentwood
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: Driver Speeds Away After Hitting, Killing Woman On Topanga Roadway
No officers were hurt in the shooting.