Man with Machete fatally shot by deputies. Photo courtesy of Alexey Lysenko on Shutterstock

A man allegedly armed with a machete was shot and wounded by Los Angeles police in the Van Nuys area Wednesday.

Officers went to the 17300 block of Sherman Way about 7 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The man, in his 20s, was taken to a hospital in unknown condition for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds, police said. There were no reports of officers injured.

The circumstances of the shooting were under investigation.

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