Suspect allegedly armed with knife shot by LAPD in Hollywood

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Los Angeles police investigate an officer-involved shooting, where a man had allegedly threatened himself and others with a knife in Hollywood on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.
Los Angeles police investigate an officer-involved shooting, where a man had allegedly threatened himself and others with a knife in Hollywood on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.
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HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man allegedly threatening himself and others with a knife on Wednesday in Hollywood has been shot by Los Angeles police.

Officers responded to a call at about 4:15 p.m. on Lexington Avenue between Orange Drive and Sycamore Avenue. The events that led up to the shooting were not immediately known.

The suspect was taken to a hospital. At 10 p.m., he was in stable condition.

Surrounding streets were shut down during the investigation.