WATTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles police officers shot and wounded a man who had apparently attacked another person with a knife in Watts Tuesday evening.
The incident happened around 6 p.m. in the 1600 block of East 109th Street. Police were called to the scene for a report of assault by a man armed with a knife.
Officers first attempted to detain the suspect with less-lethal munitions and then fired their weapons, striking the suspect, according to the LAPD. He was brought to a local hospital for surgery.
The victim of the initial assault sustained minor injuries, police said.
No officers were injured. Investigators say they recovered two knives at the scene.
Man with knife shot by officers in Watts, LAPD says
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