LOS ANGELES – An armed suspect shot and killed by a deputy in an unincorporated area east of Inglewood was a Los Angeles resident, authorities said Sunday.
Rushdee Anderson was 41-years-old, according to the coroner’s office.
Deputies from the South Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station were called at approximately 11:39 p.m. Friday to the 1800 block of West 108th Street near Western Avenue regarding a man with a gun and found the suspect now identified as Anderson armed with a firearm, Deputy Brenda Serna of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said.
A deputy opened fire and the man was pronounced dead at the scene, Serna said.
No additional information was available.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.