ANAHEIM, Calif. – 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.