By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man was shot and wounded by Los Angeles police in Lincoln Heights late Tuesday night.

July 21, 2021. (CBSLA)

The shooting occurred at about 10:38 p.m. in 300 block of Avenue 26, just east of the 5 Freeway and 110 Freeway interchange.

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Officers responded to a report of a man with a knife, police said. When they arrived on scene, the suspect tried to run into a nearby building.

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At some point during the confrontation, officers shot the suspect. He was rushed to a nearby hospital in undisclosed condition. His name was not released.

No officers were hurt.

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The exact circumstances that lead up to the shooting were not confirmed. It’s unclear if a knife was recovered at the scene.