A Southern California man who was on the run after killing one individual and taking pictures two relations over the weekend was killed by legislation enforcement officers Monday on a busy freeway, authorities stated.
Jesse Medrano, 35, was fatally shot round 8:40 a.m. within the Los Angeles suburb of Lynwood. The California Freeway Patrol has not launched many particulars on the taking pictures.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division stated Tuesday’s taking pictures occurred on the Interstate 105 close to the interchange with the Interstate 710 freeway. A Freeway Patrol spokesman stated the company obtained a name simply earlier than 7 a.m. a couple of disabled automobile on the freeway.
A responding CHP officer ran the license plate of the automobile, which got here again as reported stolen.
The deputy ran Medrano’s info, which stated he needed in connection to a murder. Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies additionally arrived on the scene earlier than the taking pictures, CHP stated.
Sooner or later, Medrano pulled out a handgun and opened hearth on legislation enforcement officers Fox affiliate KTTV reported.
The officers returned hearth, placing the suspect. Medrano was taken to a hospital the place he later died. One CHP officer was injured with a graze wound to the top from shrapnel and was handled on the scene.
Footage from a Fox Los Angeles helicopter confirmed the suspect on the freeway holding what seemed to be a handgun.
Medrano had been on the run since Sunday when he killed 61-year-old Ruben Marrufo throughout a dispute with relations in South Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Police Division stated.
He allegedly killed Marrufo and shot two others and fled in a automobile that was later deserted. He then carjacked one other automobile in a neighboring suburb, authorities stated.