Armed man killed in LAPD shooting in Eagle Rock

Armed man killed in LAPD shooting in Eagle Rock

By City News Service | Daily Breeze

EAGLE ROCK — A man who was allegedly in possession of a knife was shot by Los Angeles police in Eagle Rock on Sunday and died at a hospital, authorities said.

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 2900 block of West Broadway, according to a tweet by the Los Angeles Police Department. That’s near the border of Glendale.

Officers were called to the scene by firefighters requesting backup regarding a man armed with a knife, police said.

Police tweeted: “The man did not follow ofcrs commands & while holding the knife continued to approach an ofcr; resulting in an Officer- Involved Shooting. The man was struck by gunfire & taken to a hospital where he died.”

The knife was recovered by detectives, police said.

No other injuries were reported in the incident at a gas station.

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