WATCH: Bodycam Shows LAPD Officer Shooting At Fleeing Armed Suspect

Los Angeles, California — On January 5, 2020, around 1:00 a.m., officers assigned to Northeast Area patrol were in the area of Griffin and Avenue 43. The officers initiated a narcotics investigative stop on a male, later identified as Julio Rodriguez. Rodriguez then ran from the officers who pursued him on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, Rodriguez produced a handgun, an officer-involved shooting occurred. Rodriguez was not struck by gunfire and was taken into custody. Rodriguez was arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer.