Incident

8-18-2014 California Los Angeles 1-2

Location

August 18, 2014

3700 block of Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, California
Geolocation: 34.1506, -117.873

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: SWAT Officer
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Andre Maurice Jones
  • Age: 37
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Avel Jowan Turks
  • Age: 18
  • Gender: Male

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • Under the influence of alcohol or drugs (only applies to the subject/suspect/perpetrator )
  • Possession (gun(s) found during commission of other crimes)
  • Assault weapon (AR-15, AK-47, and ALL variants defined by law enforcement)

Notes

Running gun battle on 110 freeway; Norinco 7.62 x 39 caliber SKS assault rifle with a loaded drum magazine

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 7.62 [AK-47]
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 27
State Senate District: 25
State House District: 48