SAN FERNANDO (CBSLA) — Authorities say a man was killed Sunday in an officer-involved shooting in Los Angeles County.
The incident unfolded at 11 a.m. in the 100 block of Harding Avenue in San Fernando.
It was there that authorities say detectives responded to assist police in an investigation into the shooting.
The man, described as a domestic violence suspect, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses told police they heard screaming from the apartment. The suspect refused officers entry. Authorities made a forced entry into the premises.
Officers said they tried to subdue the suspect — wielding a large knife — with pepper spray.
Three officers reportedly shot at the suspect, a 58-year-old Latino. He took at least one shot to the body and was declared dead after being transported to the hospital.
A female victim — described as a 55-year-old Latina who lived with the suspect — received minor injuries as a result of the domestic violence, police said.
No officers were injured.
Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.