A man holding a gun was shot and killed by a police officer on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California. It later turned out that it was just a fake. It was reported Thursday, July 15, by police in the city in its Twitter account.
Law enforcement officials said they had received several reports of an armed white man being seen on the Walk of Fame. It is noted that one of the officers on the scene opened fire. A woman was injured in the shooting and was taken to the hospital.
The police statement did not explain why their officer shot the man. An investigation has been launched, officers will study video from the shooter’s body camera, and they will interview witnesses.
On June 21, two people, including a police officer, were killed in a shooting in the U.S. city of Arvada, Colorado. According to CBS television, the shooter opened fire on the police officer, and other service members arrived on the scene. The suspect shot and killed a police officer and another man, whose identity has not been released. The shooter was eliminated on the spot.