“Police Tuesday identified a man killed in a shootout with a security guard at a San Diego-area Apple Store as a 23-year-old parolee and gang member,” The Associated Press reports. “Alex Somphonh Choulamontry was one of three suspects who tried to flee after the burglary Monday morning, Chula Vista police said.”
“The trio fled in a car but crashed into a nearby light pole, and Choulamontry died from a head wound,” AP reports. “Police arrested the accomplices, who were booked on numerous charges including robbery and assault with a firearm. Both were scheduled to be arraigned in Chula Vista Superior Court on Wednesday.”
AP reports, “Choulamontry had a criminal record including convictions for theft, drug possession and drunken driving.”
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1 killed in shot to head, 2 arrested in shootout at Apple Store Otay Ranch – April 4, 2011