Off-duty LAPD officer Fernando Arroyos was shot and killed Monday night while house hunting on the south side of the city with his girlfriend.
The Daily Mail reported 27-year-old Arroyos was wearing plain clothes “when three armed suspects drove up.”
Arroyo ascertained the danger screamed at his girlfriend to run away, then exchanged gunfire with the suspects. He was shot during the exchange of gunfire.
Responding officers found Arroyo lying in an alley. They placed him in squad car and rushed him to the hospital where he died.
Mayor Eric Garcetti (D) said Arroyo, “Died a hero trying to defend himself and his girlfriend.”
We mourn the loss of Officer Fernando Uriel Arroyos who was killed while off-duty in a senseless act of