A man shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department officers on Saturday has been identified as Alfred Longoria, 34, of West Hollywood.
A resident of Courtney Terrace in the Hollywood Hills called police on Saturday afternoon to report encountering a stranger at his home. The men got into an argument, according to the LAPD, and the stranger fled the scene.
After receiving the homeowner’s call, a police helicopter spotted Longoria and alerted officers as to his location. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Longoria pointed what appeared to be a pistol at the officers, who opened fire. The gun was determined later to be a pellet gun.
As of publication no further information was available about Lorgoria.