This comes from reporter Maritza Velazquez:
AZUSA – An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man outside an Azusa condominium complex early Wednesday morning, investigators said.
Relatives identified the dead man as 25-year-old Anthony Aguilar of Pomona.
Investigators say the deputy, who worked out of the West Hollywood Station, drove into a condominium complex near San Gabriel Canyon Road and Daybreak Drive at about 2 a.m.
He saw a man and woman acting suspiciously, investigators said. He approached and identified himself as a law enforcement officer, prompting Aguilar to reach for his waistband, Deputy Aura Sierra said.
The deputy fired one shot at the man, she said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
It was not immediately known if the suspect was armed. A weapon was not immediately found, Sierra said.
A woman who was with Aguilar was in police custody.
Aguilar’s mother, Maria Lopez, stood at the scene of the shooting late Wednesday morning. She said her son was released from jail last month after a drug possession charge, but he had no history of violent behavior.
“As old as he was, he was like an overgrown baby,” Lopez said. “He would come to me and say ‘hug me mom, love me mom.’”