By CBSLA Staff

WEST COVINA (CBSLA) — A man was killed Monday by a West Covina police officer working with a U.S. Marshal’s Task Force.

The shooting happened at about 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 700 block of North Sunset. Footage from Sky 9 showed several U.S. Marshals agents and West Covina police officers on the scene.

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According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, whose detectives are assisting in the investigation, the task force was working to apprehend a suspect wanted on an outstanding parole warrant and assault with a deadly weapons charge. When the officers spotted the parolee inside a vehicle in the rear parking lot of the apartment complex, he got out and tried to run away, authorities said.

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Sheriff’s officials say the man pulled out a firearm as officers tried to detain him, and “an officer-involved shooting occurred. The man was hit several times in the upper torso and pronounced dead at the scene. He was described only as a 40-year-old man and his name has not been released.

No officers were injured in the shooting. Sheriff’s officials say a firearm was recovered at the scene.

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No further information has been released. Authorities say the investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information about the shooting can contact Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.