Man Armed With Machete Confronted By Police

Suspect Ran Into A Local Silverlake 7/11

Original Article Created By NBC Los Angeles

A report of a man with a knife and machete led to a shooting and standoff at a 7-Eleven Tuesday night northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Officers were called about 6:45 p.m. to the area of Commonwealth Avenue and Temple Street, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez. A 911 caller said a man was threatening housemates with a knife and machete.

“Upon arrival, an officer-involved shooting occurred,” Lopez said.

The man then ran into a nearby 7-Eleven, still holding at least one knife. Lt. Chris Ramirez said officer used less-lethal weapons and took the man into custody.

Original Article Created By NBC Los Angeles

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