Armed man killed in shooting involving LAPD in Wilmington

An armed man was shot and killed by police in Wilmington Tuesday, authorities said.

Officers were sent to the 600 block of West Anaheim Street at about 9:45 a.m. on a report of a man armed with a gun and were directed by witnesses to an alley, where they found the man holding a handgun, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Events leading up to the gunfire were unclear, but the LAPD reported paramedics were called to the scene and took the man to a hospital, where he later died. The man's name was not immediately released pending notification of next of kin.

No officers were injured in the shooting.