BALDWIN HILLS (CBSLA.com) — A deadly officer-involved shooting has been reported in South Los Angeles, officials said.
The shooting occurred in the 3700 block of Santa Rosalia Avenue in Baldwin Hills.READ MORE: Crews Working To Contain Casitas Fire Burning Near Ojai
Officers were responding to a robbery call just after 1:40 p.m.
An unidentified female was accused of robbing a store near the Crenshaw Mall.
The female suspect was killed in the shooting. Police told CBS2’s Dave Lopez a large knife was recovered next to the woman’s body.
The suspect appeared to be a black woman in her 30s, Lopez reports.READ MORE: LA County Business Owners Anticipate COVID Restrictions Lifting Tuesday
The deceased fit the description of a robbery suspect, police said. When police tried to detain her, they said there was an altercation.
Police said they tried to subdue the suspect with a Taser.
No officers were injured in the incident.
The suspect was declared dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: Luxury Vacations Are State's Latest COVID Vaccine Incentives