A San Fernando Police Department officer shot and killed a man Tuesday afternoon in the northwest San Fernando Valley, officials said.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, a mostly residential area just east of the 5 Freeway.
The Police Department said in a brief statement that all inquiries would be referred to the Sheriff's Department.
No other information was immediately available.
San Fernando covers less than three square miles of the San Fernando Valley's northwest corner, between Sylmar and Pacoima.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Sheriff Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.