Terron Jammal Boone, the brother of Robert Fuller, the Black man discovered lynched and hanging from a tree in Palmdale, has been shot and killed by police in an apparent shootout.
"This afternoon I had to notify the sisters of Robert Fuller that their half-brother Terron Jammal Boone was killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in Kern County," Jamon Hicks said in a statement.
The statement continued, "Detectives had observed and positively identified a male matching the suspect's description in a vehicle.
"Detectives followed the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The suspect opened the front passenger door of the vehicle and engaged the Deputies by firing multiple rounds at them with a handgun. At that time, an Officer-involved shooting occurred during which the suspect was struck several times in the upper torso."
The killing comes just days after the death of Fuller. Multiple investigations into the incident have already commenced.