L.A. police shoot man suspected of downtown assault

L.A. police shoot man allegedly assaulting someone

An officer-involved shooting took place Tuesday evening in downtown L.A. when officers witnessed an assault, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The shooting happened about 7 p.m. in the 600 block of Wall Street after officers responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment complex.

When officers arrived, they witnessed “someone being assaulted,” at which time the shooting took place, police said.

The suspect was taken to a hospital in critical condition, police said. No officers were injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

No other information was available. 

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