LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man was shot by school police in South Los Angeles Wednesday.
Los Angeles School Police Department officers responded at about 1:15 p.m. to a report of a man in a vehicle causing a disturbance near George Washington Carver Middle School, located at 4410 McKinley Ave., according to the department’s Sgt. Rudy Perez.READ MORE: Criminal Complaint Accuses Andrew Cuomo Of Forcible Touching
Once officers found and contacted the man, an altercation ensued and he allegedly pulled a knife before fleeing the scene on foot.
The man ran to the area of East 43rd Street and McKinley Avenue, about a block from school, where he was shot at least once by school police, Perez said.READ MORE: Newsom, Buttigieg Announce Multi-Billion Loan Agreement To Improve Shipping Infrastructure At Ports Of LA, Long Beach
The man was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.
An investigation into the shooting was ongoing. No further details were released.MORE NEWS: 'Survivor' Contestant Michelle Yi Describes Frightening Santa Monica Assault
The Los Angeles School Police Department provides police services to the Los Angeles Unified School District.