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.READ MORE: Family Of Marine Corps Veteran Fatally Shot By CHP Officer Files $15M Claim Against State
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 suspect produced an article that resembled a handgun, at which time an Officer-Involved Shooting occurred. The suspect was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No officers were injured during the incident.READ MORE: San Bernardino Surpasses 3K Total COVID-19 Deaths, Ventura Nears 900
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The man was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Woman Shot In Robbery Targeting Owner Of Beverly Hills Jewelry Store
No officers were injured.