LAPD Officers Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man in Jefferson Park
A 16-year-old girl at the scene was injured.
LAPD officers involved in deadly shooting in Jefferson Park (KTLA-TV)
The shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Chico and West 28th streets.
LAPD officials say the man approached them in a threatening manner, forcing them to open fire.
The man died at the scene.
A witness said the man refused to drop the knife, and officers fired up to ten shots.
A 16-year-old girl was injured at the scene and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
It was not clear whether she was involved in the shooting, or if she had a connection to the suspect.
The shooting is under investigation.