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Man with Handgun Shot and Killed by Police After Traffic Stop Near Chicano Park


San Diego Police officers at scene of shooting
San Diego Police officers at the scene of the shooting near Chicano Park. Courtesy OnScene.TV

A police pursuit late Friday night ended in gunfire and the death of an armed man in his 30s near Chicano Park.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., San Diego Police attempted to stop a man in a Dodge Ram pickup in the 1800 block of Logan Avenue, but the driver sped away.

He stopped two blocks away and got out of the pickup and police opened fire.

San Diego Sheriff’s Lt. Chris Steffen told reporters at the scene that as the man fell to the ground, a semi-automatic handgun dropped from his hand.

The man was take to a hospital and pronounced dead.

No officers were injured.

OnScene.TV contributed to this article.


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