Breaking News!!: Studio City, CA: Shooting along Ventura Boulevard reported.
There is reports of a shooting reported near the Union Bank located at 12185 Ventura Boulevard, just next to the Chipotle Mexican Grill, in Studio City, California.
The reports of shots fired was reported at 3:28pm PT on Friday, July 24th, 2015.
** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **
Multiple reports from witnesses that the man sat down at the Union Bank, just next to the Chipotle Mexican Grill, and began shooting into the sky, reloaded, and began shooting again, and when authorities arrived and ordered the shooter to drop the gun, the shooter didn’t and shots were fired by authorities.
** Video from Vertalyot (Twitter Username: @vertakesh): **
aaaaaand they shot him pic.twitter.com/yhp2YXSI5q
— wyatt tomorrow (@BltProofDiction) July 24, 2015
** Video from Wyatt Torosian (Twitter Username: @BltProofDiction): **
Videos posted to Twitter shows the shots being fired and the shooter down.
Authorities are saying that the shooter is killed, no other reported injuries, and have called in Bomb Squad to check a suspicious pocket next to him.
A Bomb Squad robot is being sent in to detonate the suspicious pocket.
Authorities are saying that this wasn’t a bank robbery.
** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 and Beverly White (Twitter Username: @BeverlyNBCLA): **
Ventura Boulevard between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Laurelgrove Avenue is closed as lots of Los Angeles Police Department, Bomb Squad, and Los Angeles Fire Department are at the incident.
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