LANCASTER (CNS) — The county coroner’s office today released the name of the man killed in a shooting involving the U.S. Marshals Service in the Lancaster area.
The shooting occurred about 9:15 a.m. Thursday near 10th Street West and Holguin Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is assisting the U.S. Marshals Service in the investigation.
The wounded man — identified by the coroner’s office as Michael Uccello, 48, of Sherman Oaks -- died at a hospital, according to the sheriff’s department.
“Detectives learned that agents from the United States Marshals (Service) were attempting to conduct a traffic stop of a suspect who was wanted on narcotics-related offenses,” according to a sheriff’s department statement.
“The suspect did not stop and a short vehicle pursuit ensued. At the conclusion of the vehicle pursuit an officer-involved shooting occurred.”
No agents were injured.