LOS ANGELES – The investigation continued Sunday into the shooting of a man by Los Angeles Police Department officers who claimed he was armed with a gun when they spotted him while patrolling the Historic South- Central area.
The shooting occurred about 9:40 p.m. Saturday at 36th Place and Maple Avenue, according to Officer D. Orris of the LAPD’s Operations Center. It was unclear what happened to precipitate the shooting.
The man in his 30s was taken to a hospital by paramedics where he was pronounced dead.
No officers were injured in the encounter, he said.
A firearm was recovered from the scene.