Suspect armed with knife shot by LAPD in Winnetka

WINNETKA, LOS ANGELES

Authorities responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call in the 19800 block of Hemingway Street at 3:20 p.m. When officers arrived, a family member said the suspect had been involved in an altercation with family earlier and remained inside the home.

An officer entered the residence and was confronted by a suspect with a knife. An officer-involved shooting occurred, and the suspect was transported to an area hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound in the shoulder area.

The suspect's name has not been released.

No officers were injured. The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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