REPORT: Suspected prowler dies after police use stun gun, bean bags


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A suspected prowler died on Sunday after confronting officers who responded by using a stun gun and firing bean bag rounds at him, officials said.

[Los Angeles Police Department] spokeswoman, Officer Lizeth Lomeli, told ABC News officers were called to … investigate a report of a prowler.

The article goes on to state the following:

When officers arrived at the intersection of East Vernon and East Towne avenues, they were confronted by an adult male and responded by deploying a stun gun and firing bean bags, Lomeli said.

The man was taken to USC Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, Lomeli said. The name of the dead suspect wasn’t released, and an autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

Police are still investigating this incident.

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