Fatal Shooting by Burbank Police Under Investigation

Burbank Police are investigating a shooting incident where a person was shot and killed after displaying aggressive behavior towards officers.

Burbank Police Department is conducting an investigation into a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday afternoon. According to authorities, the incident began when a person called 911, claiming to be armed and threatening to shoot people while sitting in a car parked in a lot. The suspect even provided details about the make and color of his vehicle.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered the individual still inside the car. A brief verbal exchange ensued, followed by the suspect displaying aggressive actions. In an update provided by Long Beach Police, it was clarified that the suspect exited his vehicle, assumed a shooting stance, held an object resembling a handgun, and pointed it at the officers. Consequently, the officers fired their weapons, fatally striking the suspect.

Subsequent investigation revealed that the object held by the suspect was not a handgun but a knife. Paramedics were called to the scene and the suspect was transported to Providence Holy Cross Trauma Center, where he succumbed to his injuries. Fortunately, no officers were harmed during the incident.

The identity of the deceased individual has not been released by the police at this time. It remains undisclosed whether a gun was recovered at the scene. The shooting is currently being investigated by the Attorney General’s office, and anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the Burbank Police Department.