Man Gets Shot While Holding His Mother Hostage At Knifepoint

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Published on 24 Nov 2021, 17:11
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Los Angeles, California — On October 13, 2021, around 5:50 a.m., LAPD Pacific Patrol Division officers responded to calls reporting the suspect, later identified as 36-year-old Carlos Arias, threatening a female family member with a knife. As officers approached the apartment where Arias and the woman were, they heard a woman yelling in distress. Fearing for the safety of the woman, they forced entry into the apartment. Inside the apartment they saw Arias armed with a knife, swinging it at the woman; at that time there was an Officer-Involved Shooting. Arias was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The knife Arias was armed with was recovered at scene. The woman, later identified as Arias’ mother, was not injured an no officers were injured during the incident.

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0:00 - 911 Call
1:18 - Surveillance Camera
3:08 - Bodycam Footage of OIS