Courtesy of LAPD
Courtesy of LAPD

A knife-wielding man was shot dead in an officer-shooting in Panorama City, police said Sunday.

Officers dispatched at 10 p.m Saturday on a call of domestic violence in the area of Parthenia Street and Orion Avenue entered a location and found a woman lying on the floor, according to a watch commander at the LAPD‘s Mission station.

The suspect, allegedly armed with two knives, approached the officers who opened fire, he said.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman was transported to an area hospital. Her condition was not immediately known.

–City News Service

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