The man shot and injured by Metro Police on Saturday is identified as 20-year-old Steven Aguirre.
During a Wednesday news briefing, police said Aguirre was a suspect in an Auto Zone armed robbery and was shot when he reached for his gun.
The shooting happened around 10 p.m. near Eastern Avenue and Robindale Road.
Aguirre is currently hospitalized.
According to Assistant Sheriff Brett Zimmerman, officers issued verbal commands at gunpoint for Aguirre to put his hands up, turn around and get on his knees. Video from officers' body worn cameras shows Aguirre complying.
"When Aguirre was on the ground, he attempted standing up and pulling his firearm out holster on his right hip. Officer Milanovic fired one round striking Aguirre in the left thigh," Assistant Sheriff Zimmerman said.
He said Aguirre's gun belonged to his grandfather who is retired from LAPD and is currently out of the country.
Police have also linked Aguirre to a burglary that happened earlier in the evening at a nearby Boys & Girls Club.
Aguirre is facing 2 counts of robbery with the use of a deadly weapon, 2 counts of burglary with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest.
Three teenage schoolgirls were arrested today after shocking video was posted online showing two girls abusing a pair of kittens - including launching them in the air and letting them fall to the ground.
The footage, which appears to have been recorded on Snapchat, also shows the two girls aggressively rubbing the kittens together in a way to suggest a sexual act.
Hertfordshire police said that two 14-year-old girls and one 13-year-old girl, all from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, have been arrested on suspicion of causing unnecessary suffering to animals.
The footage shows two of the girls sitting on a bed and holding a kitten each, before throwing them into the air.
Both reach a sickening height, but only one of them has a soft landing.
A woman who stumbled across two venomous snakes engaging in an intense fight to the death has captured the shocking footage on camera.
Jenny Hillman was going for a walk near her property in Ballandean, Queensland - south of Stanthorpe near the New South Wales border - when she came across a red-bellied black snake battling it out with a larger snake.
Ms Hillman couldn't believe what she was seeing, so she pulled out her phone and started recording the intense battle between the two unlikely foes.
Trophy hunter Guy Gorney is caught on video creeping up on a sleeping lion. He takes the chance to shoot the lion and watching it in agony. He eventually kills the poor animal and is congratulated by his guide.
The definition of cowardice is a ‘lack of courage to face danger, difficulty, opposition, pain.’
By that criterion, it’s hard to think of a more appropriate way to describe the actions of American trophy-hunter Guy Gorney in a shocking video that’s gone viral, showing him killing a lion.
It’s one of those clips that grows more horrendous and unconscionable the more you watch it.
A bus carrying 51 schoolchildren has allegedly been hijacked by its driver and set alight near Milan in Italy.
The children, some of them tied up, were rescued through smashed windows at the back of the bus and no-one was badly hurt. Fourteen people suffered smoke inhalation.
The driver, a 47-year-old Italian citizen originally from Senegal, was arrested.
"No-one will survive," the driver was alleged to have said.
"It was a miracle, it could have been a massacre," Milan chief prosecutor Francesco Greco was quoted as saying.
A teacher who had been on board the bus said the suspect was known to be angry about Italy's migrant policy. Some reports said the man had shouted "stop the deaths in the Mediterranean".
An "unknown item" inside a garbage truck exploded Tuesday morning, injuring the truck's operator as he was working in Oakland, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
The explosion occurred at roughly 7:53 a.m. in the area of Moss and Fairmount avenues, the sheriff's office reported. A surveillance footage shows the driver standing behind the truck, emptying out recycling bins, before something in the truck exploded and sent him to the ground.
The garbage truck operator suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital, according to the sheriff's office.
Authorities do not believe that the explosion was caused by a bomb.
Mozambique’s fourth-largest city, Beira, was hit the hardest by Cyclone Idai when the storm made landfall for a second time on March 14, destroying 90 percent of the port city according to the International Federation of Red Cross.
March 9th, Mr. Lu held the child in the elevator and met Chen, who was smoking. Mr. Lu said that he would advise him not to smoke. Chen did not listen. He blew the ash to them, and then caused mutual anger. Chen was seriously injured and reported to the police. The police station apologized to Mr. Lu, and finally Mr. Lu compensated him for 1,500 yuan.
I caught the guy who broke into my car when he tried to sell my stuff on OfferUp. Here’s the 7-minute “F U” video I made in his honor... After this break in and two previous car thefts, I felt the strong need to call out one of these people.
When Judge Eugene Lucci revealed the defendant would spend 22 years in prison, Bryant stood up and began shouting. Deputies in the courtroom restrained Bryant and moved him away from the judge, but he continued to yell. That reportedly prompted the judge to later add six more years to his sentence (not caught on video). Bryant will now spend 28 years behind bars.