LAPD officer on leave, Fernando Arroyos, was shot and killed on Monday evening as he searched for a home in the south of the city with his girlfriend.
the Daily mail reported that Arroyos, 27, was wearing civilian clothes “when three armed suspects arrived”.
Arroyo found that Danger had screamed at his girlfriend to run away, then exchanged gunshots with the suspects. He was shot dead during the exchange of gunfire.
Officers who responded found Arroyo lying in an alleyway. They put him in a patrol car and rushed him to the hospital where he died.
Mayor Eric Garcetti (R) said Arroyo: “Died a hero while trying to defend himself and his girlfriend.”
We mourn the loss of Officer Fernando Uriel Arroyos who was killed while off duty in a senseless act of violence. Officer Arroyos is survived by his parents and his girlfriend.
May God bless his family who lost a loved one, and the men and women of the department during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/XirohPK0oh
– LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) January 12, 2022
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said on Tuesday that five people – three men and two women – had been arrested as a result of the shooting investigation, but none of the five were charged.
Breitbart News observed that homicides in Los Angeles were at their highest for 15 years in 2021. Figures from the Los Angeles Times showed that more than 1,400 people were shot dead in Los Angeles in 2021 and nearly 400 were shot dead.
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