Man armed with knife shot by LAPD in Wilmington
LOS ANGELES - A man who was armed with a knife was shot by an officer in Wilmington Friday morning.
LAPD responded to a call of a man with a knife in the area of R St. and Wilmington Blvd. around 10:45 a.m. Friday.
LAPD was told the armed suspect was on the verge of taking his own life. Officers on scene tried to de-escalate the situation but ultimately couldn't calm things down, according to police.
The suspect was transported to the hospital, his condition is unknown. No officers were injured.
Wilmington Blvd. near R St. is closed down for the time being.
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