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.