LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — The northbound lanes of the 710 Freeway in Long Beach were shut down early Friday after police fatally shot a man who was walking around in lanes with a knife.

A man was reported to be walking on the northbound 710 Freeway at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. When CHP officers arrived, they saw he was carrying a large knife, authorities said.

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The officers tried to get him drop the knife, and used less than lethal force to subdue him, police said. When the man — identified by the coroner’s office as 31-year-old Ruben Escarrega — charged the officers “in an aggressive manner with the knife,” the officers opened fire.

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The man was taken to Long Beach Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He has not been identified.

A Sigalert was issued for the northbound 710, just south of the 405 Freeway, at about 1:15 a.m. The transition road from the 405 Freeway to the southbound 710 Freeway were also shut down.

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All lanes were reopened after 10 a.m.