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Man shot in confrontation with police in downtown L.A.

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A man allegedly armed with a gun was shot in a confrontation with officers in downtown Los Angeles, police said Monday evening.

No officers were injured in the shooting in the 600 block of South Grand Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

There were no immediate details on the condition of the man who was shot.

Around 4:30 p.m.,  officers responded to a radio call regarding an assault with a deadly weapon, Officer Sara Faden said. 

"The officers encountered a suspect with a gun," she said. 

Investigators were at the scene gathering evidence. It was not clear whether a weapon had been recovered. 

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