California murder suspect Jesse Medrano fatally shot by CHP police

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California murder suspect Jesse Medrano fatally shot by CHP police

A California murder suspect was fatally shot by police after his getaway vehicle broke down on a highway Tuesday morning, a report said.

California Highway Patrol officers were responding to a disabled vehicle on the 105 Freeway in Paramount when they encountered Jesse Medrano, 35, who was wanted for a fatal shooting in South Los Angeles on Sunday, Fox 11 reported.

During the stop, new footage from the SkyFOX helicopter captured Medrano pulling out a handgun and opening fire on the officers.

The officers returned fire, striking the suspect. Medrano was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.

A CHP officer reportedly suffered a graze wound during the shootout.

Jesse Medrano was fatally shot by police after his getaway vehicle broke down on him.
Jesse Medrano was fatally shot by police after his getaway vehicle broke down on him.
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During the stop, Medrano pulled out a handgun and started opening fire on the officers.
During the stop, Jesse Medrano pulled out a handgun and started opening fire on the officers.
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The SUV Medrano was driving had the same license plate of a vehicle that was reportedly stolen by the suspect after Sunday’s shooting.

Medrano was being sought for allegedly shooting and killing 61-year-old Ruben Marrufo and wounding two other people, the report said.

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