Police Shut Down Hollywood Intersection Following Shooting

CBS Los Angeles

A suspect was reportedly shot by police

A suspect has died after being shot by police Friday night, reports ABC7.

Police shut down the intersection of Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Ave. following a shooting involving a police officer, The Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement.  

Police arrived on the scene — a popular tourist spot — after receiving reports of a man with a knife at approximately 7 p.m. ABC7's Gisela Margarita tweeted a photograph of police officers pointing guns at a suspect, who was shown on the ground. (The photograph can be found here, but be warned it is graphic.)

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The suspect was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.

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