ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a suspect who was fatally shot by police in Anaheim (all times local):
Police say a man who was fatally shot by Anaheim officers had fired at two people, wounded his brother-in-law and opened fire on a police helicopter.
Police Sgt. Daron Wyatt said Sunday that the man, who wasn't identified, drove to his estranged wife's house Saturday after shooting at two random people and confronted his brother-in-law.
The two men got into a fight that moved onto the street before the suspect shot his brother-in-law in the leg.
The suspect then fired one round at a police helicopter that was following him.
Wyatt says three officers opened fire.
The suspect died at the scene.
Wyatt does not know how many shots were fired or how many times the man was hit.
The brother-in-law was taken to the hospital and was expected to survive.
Officers in Southern California have fatally shot a man suspected of shooting and wounding someone and firing at a police helicopter that was following him.
Sgt. Daron Wyatt said officers in the helicopter were checking on reports of gunshots in an Anaheim neighborhood Saturday afternoon when they spotted a gunman standing over another man lying on the ground.
Wyatt said the gunman shot a round at the helicopter.
When officers on the ground confronted the man, they ordered him to drop his weapon. Wyatt said he refused, so officers shot him.
A firearm was recovered from the scene.
The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/1QrLeJ3) the man lying on the ground was shot in the leg and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.