Woman Armed With Gun Shot By Officers, LAPD Says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been hospitalized after being shot by police in Los Angeles.

A Los Angeles police spokesman says officers were called to Sunset Boulevard and Edgecliffe Drive in the Silver Lake neighborhood around 3:30 p.m. for a call reporting a “combative woman.”

Officer Mike Lopez says the officers arrived and found the woman armed with a gun. He says the woman was shot by police during the encounter.

Police couldn’t immediately provide additional information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Lopez says an investigation is still underway.

Police say a weapon was recovered at the scene.

Lopez says the woman was taken to a hospital and was in surgery Monday evening.

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