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Two Injured in Shooting At Redondo Beach Pier; Officers Shoot And Kill Suspect – CBS Los Angeles

REDONDO BEACH (CBSLA) – A suspect in an officer-involved shooting at the Redondo Beach Pier died Wednesday night, the Redondo Beach Police Department confirmed.

It happened around 9 p.m. Police sent out an alert to the public asking people to avoid the area.

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“If you are at a restaurant or business on the pier, or know someone who is on the pier, please stay inside until further notice. There is a helicopter overhead assisting with this incident,” the department said in an alert.

Officers responding to the shooting found two people injured at the scene, the Los Angeles Times reported. They were taken to a hospital in unknown conditions.

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Reports from the scene showed pedestrians being evacuated from the pier. Witness video captured the sound of at least two gunshots from the scene.

Officers eventually located and fired at the suspect. Around 10:13 p.m. police confirmed to CBSLA that the suspect had died.

The motive of the shooting or suspect description has not yet been released.

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(This is a developing story. Check back for updates).

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