WESTLAKE DISTRICT (CBSLA) — An investigation was underway Friday after officers with the Los Angeles Police Department shot an allegedly armed man in the Westlake District.

According to police, officers responded to the 600 block of Bonnie Brae Street, near 6th Street, for reports of a man armed with a hammer and an axe. (CBSLA)

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According to police, officers responded to the 600 block of Bonnie Brae Street, near 6th Street, for reports of a man armed with a hammer and an axe.

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When officers arrived on the scene, the department said there was some sort of altercation and police opened fire on the man who was then taken to a nearby hospital where authorities said he was being treated for his injuries.

Police said a hammer and an object described as a small hatchet were recovered at the scene.

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Authorities said there were no known victims from prior assaults and no officers were injured.