Security guard shoots man in the head near grocery store


L.A. police report a bleeding man approached a female cashier at a Vons in the 1300 block of Foothill Boulevard, near Hubbard Street, at about 3:40 p.m.<br />n<br />nThe man, who officials said was in his mid-30s, had a broken bottle in his hand and threatened to take the cashier hostage.<br />nA male cashier intervened and the suspect left, leaving behind a trail of blood.<br />nThe suspect aggressively approached a security guard who was in a vehicle, possibly thinking he was a police officer. The Security guard attempted to help the man when police said an altercation ensued. The security guard fired his weapon striking the man in the head, killing him.<br />n

Date: October 27, 2016