A suspect struck in an officer-involved shooting Saturday on the western side of the Culver City/Los Angeles border was pronounced dead at a hospital, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 12:55 p.m. in the area of Sepulveda Boulevard and Tuller Avenue in the Palms area, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Officers were responding to a report of a man with a gun, the LAPD said on Twitter. “An LAPD Supervisor responded and made contact with suspect at which point an Officer Involved Shooting occurred.”
The suspect was struck at least once, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Officer Drake Madison of LAPD Media Relations said.
No officers were injured, police said.
The police investigation at the scene was expected to impact traffic in the area for the rest of the night.