UPDATE: Oran Eugene Douglas, 37, was fatally shot at 5:30 p.m. August 9. The incident happened near Vermont Avenue at 919 West 68th Street.
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According to police reports Officer Gabriel Holguin, with the LAPD's gang unit, was driving with his partner in the area, responding to a backup call regarding a man with a gun. Holguin got out of the patrol car to try and talk to Douglas. On seeing the approaching officer, Douglas ran, resulting in a foot pursuit. Douglas eventually stumbled as he drew a gun from his waistband, turning towards Holguin with his weapon. Holguin fired his gun leading to Douglas's death at the scene. A fully-loaded handgun was recovered after the shooting, police said. No officers were hurt in the incident.