Edward Angel Ramirez, a 35-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Tuesday, April 30, in the 500 block of Fairview Avenue in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Ramirez, a carjacking suspect who fled police and barricaded himself inside a apartment was shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, officials said.
Deputies entered the building in the 500 block of Fairview Avenue between 3:30 and 4 a.m. and shot Ramirez during a confrontation, officials said.
Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities said the incident began about 10:30 p.m. Monday, when the Ramirez carjacked a vehicle and was soon spotted by police. Ramirez fled and then abandoned the vehicle on Fairview Avenue, where he hid in a vacant apartment.
April 30, 2013
517 Fairview Ave.