LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department fatally shot a suspect Saturday afternoon.
The shooting happened at about 12:54 p.m. in the area of Sepulveda and Venice boulevards, near the border of Los Angeles and Culver City.READ MORE: Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena
“There was just a swarm of police running with shotguns out and their pistols out,” a witness said.
Officers responded to a report of a man with a gun, and when a LAPD supervisor made contact with the man, “an officer-involved shooting occurred,” a tweet from LAPD said.
At approximately 12:40 pm, Officers recieved a radio call of a ‘415 Man with a Gun’ in the area of Sepulveda Blvd and Tuller Ave. An LAPD Supervisor responded and made contact with suspect at which point an Officer Involved Shooting occurred.READ MORE: Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman's Life On Plane
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) January 11, 2020
Police said the suspect was struck at least once and was taken to the hospital where he later died.MORE NEWS: Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón
No officers were injured, but police expected heavy traffic in the area for up to 14 hours.