SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man who officers said was holding a folding edged weapon was shot and killed by police Wednesday in South Los Angeles.
The shooting occurred at about 5:40 p.m. near East 29th Street and Central Avenue while officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Newton Community Police Station were responding to a multi-vehicle traffic collision near 32nd Street and San Pedro Street.READ MORE: Biden's $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill Passes House, But Faces Senate Hurdle
Police said the man was in the street “with a folding edged weapon,” and an officer shot him. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Moreno Valley Man Accused Of Trying To Bury Wife Alive At San Diego Beach
It was not immediately clear if the man was involved in the crash.
Police said no officers were injured during the shooting, and two people were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries from the traffic collision.MORE NEWS: LAPD: Woman Returns Lady Gaga's Stolen French Bulldogs To Police
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