Man Armed With Knife Fatally Shot by Police in West LA – Los Angeles

Los Angeles Police Department officers fatally shot a man with a knife in West Los Angeles on Thursday. 

Officer Tony Im reported that LAPD officers were called to Pico and Sawtelle boulevards around 4:52 PM on a report about an assault with deadly weapons and a man carrying a knife. 

Police said that an officer arrived on the scene, and he got out of his car to confront the man who allegedly threatened the officer with a knife.

The man was in critical condition when he was taken to the hospital. He later died from his injuries. Meanwhile, the officer sustained an unspecified injury after falling. 

The area was closed to the public while an investigation into the shooting took place. LAPD investigators found a knife on the scene. However, no further details were provided.

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