LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal Los Angeles police shooting (all times local):
Los Angeles police say they’ve shot and killed a knife-wielding man at a Van Nuys apartment.
Police say a report of a woman screaming sent officers to the scene at about 4:30 a.m. Monday. She lived in the apartment with an 18-year-old man.
She wasn’t hurt but police tell KABC-TV that a neighbor heard the screams and went to help but got into a fight with the man. That woman was treated for serious injuries at a hospital and released.
Police say arriving officers knocked on the apartment door and were met by a man holding a large knife who refused several orders to drop the weapon.
Police shot him and he died at the scene. His name hasn’t been released.
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Los Angeles police says officers responding to a call about a woman screaming have been involved in a shooting.
The Police Department tweets that the officers were confronted by a man with a knife Monday morning in the Van Nuys area and the shooting occurred when the suspect did not comply with their orders.
There are no other immediate details.
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