By Andrew Blankstein
Los Angeles Times
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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police officers responding to a kidnapping in the San Fernando Valley shot and killed a man who came at them with a metal rod, department officials said Tuesday.
John Eric Goudeaux, 45, of Van Nuys was pronounced dead at a hospital, said Craig Harvey of the coroner's office. No officers were injured.
L.A. police fatally shoot man coming at them with metal rod