VENICE ( – An armed man was shot and killed by Los Angeles police in Venice Friday night.

At about 8:30 p.m., officers responded to Venice Boulevard and Marian Place on a report of a man who was inside a residence destroying property. They arrived to find a woman standing outside the residence and observed the suspect with a rifle. At some point, officers shot and wounded the suspect.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died, police said.

The suspect’s firearm was recovered at the scene.

There were no other injuries. The victim was not immediately identified.


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