1 person dead after officer-involved shooting in South LA

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man who was walking around South Los Angeles carrying a knife and wearing no shirt was killed in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday morning, officials say.

The incident happened in the area of 29th Street and Central Avenue, around 8 a.m.

Police did not immediately have details on the incident, but a body was at the scene covered by a tent.

A witness told Eyewitness News the suspect appeared to have a knife.

It was not immediately known if any officers were injured.

DEVELOPING: This story will be updated as more details become available.
Copyright © 2021 KABC Television, LLC. All rights reserved.