LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department shot and injured a man Thursday in a downtown alley.

According to police, officers initially responded to reports of a man with a gun in the area at about 4:40 p.m.. When they located the allegedly armed man in the alley near the intersection of 6th and Olive streets, officers called for backup.

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According to police, the man, described as a male Hispanic in his 30s, “produced an article that resembled a handgun,” at which point officers opened fire, striking him.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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No officers were injured.