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3 Alleged gang members and an associate charged in the fatal shooting of an off-duty LAPD officer - Erie News Now

3 Alleged gang members and an associate charged in the fatal shooting of an off-duty LAPD officer - Erie News Now
By Mallika Kallingal and Jenn Selva, CNN

By Mallika Kallingal and Jenn Selva, CNN Federal prosecutors charged three alleged gang members and one alleged gang associate Thursday in the fatal shooting of off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer Fernando Arroyos during an attempted robbery.Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene and took Arroyos to a hospital where he died.CNN has reached out to the Los Angeles County Public Defender's office in an attempt to contact legal representation for the defendants and is awaiting a response.There was an exchange of gunfire between Arroyos and the two suspects, after which Arroyos collapsed and the two suspects fled, the release said.

The news release did not mention any connection between Arroyos and the suspects.F-13 is a "large, multi-generational street gang that previously has been the subject of federal prosecutions, including two large racketeering cases," the US Attorney's office said in a news release.

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