The gunman engaged in a shootout at the police officers, who returned fire, wounding the man at least once. The man was pronounced dead at a hospital later.
“Four officers traveling in a vehicle <…> they actually heard gunfire, when they heard this gunfire they drove towards it, it’s one of the apartment buildings on Winchester Street. They drove into the parking lot and saw man armed with AR15 rifle, firing that weapon,” the spokesman told reporters at a briefing.
Police is investigating the initial reason for the firing, according to the spokesman. Policemen, who were involved in the shootout are under standard administrative procedures.