PICO-UNION (CBSLA) — Los Angeles Police Department officers shot an allegedly armed man outside of the Olympic Station Tuesday afternoon.
The shooting happened at about 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of 11th Street and Vermont Avenue, according to LAPD.READ MORE: LA Animal Services Offering Reduced And Waived Fees For Pit Bulls, Cats
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According to the department, a Black man in his 30s came to the front doors of the station. As an officer was talking with the man, the officer noticed the man had a handgun and called for help, according to the department.
Officers subsequently shot the man, who was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital in unknown condition. LAPD said a handgun was recovered at the scene.MORE NEWS: Missing Angeles National Forest Hiker Found Safe With Help Of Map Enthusiast
The investigation into the shooting was ongoing, and Vermont Avenue was closed in both directions at 11th Street. No officers were injured.