PICO-UNION (CBSLA) — A man armed with a knife was shot and wounded by Los Angeles police Monday night in Pico Union.
The shooting occurred at about 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of Pico Boulevard and Union Avenue.READ MORE: CHP Motorcycle Officer Involved In Traffic Collision On Eastbound 105 Freeway At Bellflower Boulevard
According to the LAPD, officers responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon call regarding a man armed with a knife.
During the confrontation, officers shot the suspect, police said. He was taken to a hospital where he was stable.READ MORE: First Weekend Eligible Adults Can Receive Pfizer's COVID-19 Booster Shot In Los Angeles County
A knife was recovered at the scene, police disclosed.
It was not immediately clear what preceded the shooting. No officers were wounded.MORE NEWS: Man Shot And Killed By Huntington Police Saturday As Nearby Crowds Watched U.S. Open Of Surfing
The suspect was not identified.