CULVER CITY (CBSLA) — The Culver City Police Department Tuesday released video of a fatal shooting of a man by officers — one of whom was wounded by friendly fire — on the roof of a parking structure.
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According to the department, officers were dispatched Aug. 3 to the 8800 block of Washington Boulevard at about 2:55 p.m. for reports of an armed man in the stairwell of a commercial parking structure.
When officers located the man, later identified as 34-year-old Jesse Van Loozen, they engaged in a brief standoff that ended when Van Loozen allegedly charged at the officers while armed with a knife and a pipe.READ MORE: Orange County Inches Closer To Moving Into Red Tier Allowing More Businesses To Reopen
Officers opened fire on Van Loozen, who later died at a local hospital.
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