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Christopher Shull, 25 of Anaheim, identified as driver shot, killed after pursuit that ended near Artesia and Palo Verde

By Brian Hews

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding a Fullerton Police Department officer-involved shooting near Palo Verde Avenue and Artesia Boulevard in Bellflower early Tuesday morning.

The suspect who was pronounced dead at the scene was identified as 25-year-old Christopher Shull, Anaheim resident. The investigation is continuing, according to a statement released to the media.

According to reports, Shull was shot and killed after he attempted to “run over several officers” at the end a pursuit that began in Fullerton early Tuesday that ended at the end of a quiet residential cul-da-sac.

The pursuit began in Fullerton after police officers there noticed that Shull was apparently “driving erratically” near Raymond Avenue and Orangethorpe Avenue.

Several news agencies are reporting that five officers were involved in the pursuit, two from the Fullerton Police Department and three from the La Palma Police Department.

No officers were injured in the incident.

  • Michael says:

    I love you. Rest in peace. Your my brother My only brother i have in the world you did not deserve to be shot. I wish I could hold you one more time.

  • Crystal says:

    Such sad news… I personally know Chris he shared w/ me the imporantance of his loving patents, his relationship w/ his bro and how proud he was to be a father. He struggled in life trying to find his purpose.. His life was cut short. But his memory shall remain Deep in our hearts.. For the family… Russ, Evelyn and mike may god mend your hearts and comfort you in this horrible loss..

  • Arthur Grospe says:

    Fullerton PD are trigger happy! La Palma PD did not fire a single shot? The situation could of been handled differently if Fullerton PD did not have a itch on their fingers! RIP Chris!