LAPD shoots, wounds man armed with knife at Reseda intersection, authorities say

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Friday, August 7, 2020
LAPD responds to report of man with knife at Reseda intersection
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Los Angeles Department officers responded to a report of a man with a knife at an intersection in Reseda.

RESEDA, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles police shot and wounded a man at a Reseda intersection on Friday morning after officers responded to a radio call of a man with a knife, authorities said.

The incident occurred about 6:15 a.m. at the intersection of Reseda and Victory boulevards, according to the LAPD.

The shooting took place after the officers saw the unidentified man holding "a large kitchen knife," police said. He was struck by gunfire and transported to a hospital in unknown condition, authorities said.

No officers were injured.

An investigation by the LAPD's Force Investigation Division is underway, the agency said.

DEVELOPING: More details will be added to this report as they become available.