By CBSLA Staff

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.

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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.

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The investigation into the shooting was ongoing, and Vermont Avenue was closed in both directions at 11th Street. No officers were injured.