Suspect arrested after stabbing woman in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES - A man, armed with a knife, was arrested following an officer-involved shooting in the heart of Hollywood Saturday morning.
Just after 11 a.m. officers responded to the area of Hollywood and Highland for reports of a man with a knife.
The suspect allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old woman in her abdomen. When officers arrived on scene they were approached by the stabbing victim, who directed officers to the suspect, a man in his 30s, according to the LAPD.
Responding officers ordered the man to drop the knife but he allegedly ignored their commands, according to the LAPD. Before he was shot, police also fired several beanbags rounds at him.
The suspect was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. A knife was recovered at the scene, police said. The woman who was stabbed was also taken to a hospital for treatment and was last reported in stable condition, the LAPD said.
The suspect was placed under arrest.
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