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Suspect involved in Monterey Park shooting identified by police

Authorities identified the suspect who was killed in the Apr. 24 shootout with police in Monterey Park. Sixtythree-year-old Edgar Battad stabbed a victim after a hit-and-run crash and initiated a shootout with the police, injuring one police officer Gilbert Alvarez and two bystanders. Chinese residents who knew Battad say he always had a fierce temper, the World Journal reports. 

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