Officers G. Olson and M. Peters searched Douglas Kim’s home after being informed that Kim had attacked his wife and 18yo son and had fired a handgun in his home. When the officers arrived Kim was hiding in the attic, when officers attempted to open the attic, Kim fired a handgun and the officers fired back. The officers retreated and called for a SWAT team. Kim emerged from the attic, the officers could not see his hands and fired, then retreated again. The SWAT team arrived and fired two rounds and took Kim into custody. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics pronounced Kim dead. Kim’s wife and son were treated for minor injuries inflicted by Kim.

ID: 965

Victms Name: Douglas Kim
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Race: Asian

City: Los Angeles
County: Los Angeles
State: CA
Zip Code: 90064
Country: United States of America

Agency: Los Angeles Police Department Metropolitan Division

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Officers G. Olson and M. Peters searched Douglas Kim’s home after being informed that Kim had attacked his wife and 18yo son and had fired a handgun in his home. When the officers arrived Kim was hiding in the attic, when officers attempted to open the attic, Kim fired a handgun and the officers fired back. The officers retreated and called for a SWAT team. Kim emerged from the attic, the officers could not see his hands and fired, then retreated again. The SWAT team arrived and fired two rounds and took Kim into custody. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics pronounced Kim dead. Kim’s wife and son were treated for minor injuries inflicted by Kim.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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