By CBSLA Staff

GLENDORA (CBSLA) – An armed domestic violence suspect was shot and killed by Azusa police early Wednesday morning in neighboring Glendora after attempting to carjack several vehicles and then pointing a gun at officers, authorities said.

Aug. 4, 2021. (CBSLA)

The shooting occurred at 1:09 a.m. at Glendora Avenue and Route 66, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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The incident began when Glendora police responded to a 911 call on Myrtle Street from a woman who claimed her boyfriend, a man between 20 and 25 years of age, had assaulted her. She said he was armed with a handgun.

When they arrived on scene, the suspect pointed a gun at the officers and then ran away, the sheriff’s department said.

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Responding Azusa police then located the suspect in the intersection of Glendora Avenue and Route 66, where he was trying to carjack vehicles, LASD reports.

When he pointed a handgun at the Azusa officers, they opened fire on him, the sheriff’s department said.

The suspect was rushed to a hospital, where he died. He was not identified. A gun was recovered at the scene.

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No officers were hurt. The sheriff’s department is assisting in the investigation.