Knife-wielding man fatally shot by officers in Lincoln Heights

ByABC7.com staff KABC logo
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Los Angeles police officers respond to the 3400 block of Manitou Avenue in Lincoln Heights to investigate an officer-involved shooting Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
Los Angeles police officers respond to the 3400 block of Manitou Avenue in Lincoln Heights to investigate an officer-involved shooting Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
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LINCOLN HEIGHTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man with a knife was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Lincoln Heights Tuesday afternoon.

Police say a woman reported the man was hurting himself on the 3400 block of Manitou Avenue at about 4:17 p.m.

When officers arrived, they saw the man with a large hunting knife in his hands. The suspect allegedly charged at them and that's when officers opened fire.

No officers were injured. The suspect's name was not immediately available.