Armed Man at a Home Depot With Plans to Shoot People is Taken Out

The Burbank Police Department responded to a call at a Home Depot in Burbank Saturday. The man that had called 911 reported that he was armed with a gun and planned to shoot people. He even provided his exact location in the parking lot and described the type of vehicle he was in.

Brent Fekety, the public information officer for Burbank Police Department, reported that a brief conversation occurred between the suspect and the officers, followed by the suspect’s aggressive behavior. After a brief conversation, the suspect got out of the vehicle and raised a shooting stance at the officers, prompting them to open fire.

Witnesses recalled seeing police cars arrive at the scene and hearing gunshots. Employees even helped customers seeking shelter in the store and locked the doors.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital, where he later died. Whether a weapon was recovered is unknown, and the suspect remains unnamed.