Man with knife shot by LAPD officers after traffic stop

Police tape blocks off the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Magnolia Avenue and 27th Street in North University Park on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015.

An armed suspect was wounded in an officer-involved shooting following a traffic stop in North University Park Tuesday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Police stopped the male suspect at Magnolia Avenue and 27th Street around 4:45 p.m.

An altercation ensued between the man and two officers. The suspect pulled out a knife, and the officers opened fire, hitting the man, according to the LAPD.

The suspect was transported to a hospital and was last listed in critical condition. He was only identified as being in his 30s.

The two officers were not stabbed but were also transported to an area hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.

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