Samuel Om, 21
Died May 13, 2008 at 12:45 a.m.
According to a statement released by the California Highway Patrol, officers saw a gold Mercedes heading east on 7th Street from Vermont Avenue. The officers pulled the car over on suspicion that the driver was driving drunk. Shortly after, Om exited the vehicle and approached the officers while pointing a gun at them, the statement said. Fearing for their lives, the officers fired several shots at Om, according to the statement. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Updated: Jan. 24, 2010 at 9:46 p.m.