Suspect injured, transported to hospital after officer-involved shooting in Venice, police say

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Thursday, August 15, 2019
Suspect injured during officer-involved shooting in Venice, police say
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One man was injured and transported to a hospital after an officer-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon in Venice, authorities said.

VENICE, Calif. (KABC) -- One man was injured and transported to a hospital after an officer-involved shooting in Venice, authorities said.

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department opened fire during the incident Wednesday around 6 p.m. near Thornton Place and Pacific Avenue.

The suspect is in his 30s and was transported to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police said they responded to a disturbance call and made contact with the suspect in an alley and attempted to de-escalate the situation. The man was armed "unknown objects," police said.

No officers were injured in the incident.