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Police say murder suspect was killed in shootout with officers in Ventura County

Simi Valley police say mad is shit to death after he opens fire on officers.
Simi Valley Police Department
Simi Valley police say man is shot to death after he opens fire on officers.

Simi Valley Police officers encounter a man believed to be murder suspect — he was wanted in Los Angeles.

An effort to arrest a man believed to be a murder suspect turned into a fatal officer involved shooting in Ventura County.

The Los Angeles Police Department notified Simi Valley Police Thursday night that a murder suspect might be in Simi Valley.

Some officers spotted the man believed to be the suspect near First Street and Los Angeles Avenue. They say the man opened fire with a gun, and they returned fire, killing him.

No one else was hurt. The name of the man hasn’t been released yet.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.