Man struck in San Fernando officer-involved shooting

Authorities cordoned off a street and investigated an officer-involved shooting in San Fernando on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (KABC)

A male suspect was shot during an officer-involved shooting in San Fernando Wednesday.

Authorities were in the 12900 block of Foothill Boulevard on reports of a man entering a business and physically harming employees.

When officers arrived, they found the man with a large pointy stick, authorities said. Officers chased the suspect and when he tried to hit them with a brick, the shooting occurred.

The suspect was shot once in the torso and taken to a hospital in an unknown condition, authorities said.

No further information was immediately released.

Anyone with more information was urged to call the L.A. County sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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