Suspect Dead, Three Injured After Stabbing in Hollywood
Three people were taken to the hospital with stab wounds, the LAPD said Tuesday, after the suspect was declared dead on the scene.
A suspect involved in a stabbing in Hollywood was fatally shot when police responded to an altercation Tuesday afternoon.
Three victims were taken to the hospital with stab wounds, the LAPD said Tuesday, after the suspect was declared dead on the scene, near the Jack in the Box in Hollywood, KTLA reports.
Two people taken to the hospital were in critical condition as of Tuesday afternoon, and one had non-life threatening injuries. No police officers were injured.
The Los Angeles Fire Department got a call around 2 p.m. from the area of the Jack in the Box near the ArcLight Hollywood movie theater. Video sent to KTLA appears to show a woman walking down the street when a man stabs at her. LAPD confirmed that the stabbing suspect was shot when an "officer-involved shooting" took place.
Sunset Boulevard was temporarily closed to traffic.
#LAPD Update: Suspect had stabbed 3 victims (2 critical, 1 non-life threatening injuries). All transported to local hospitals. 3/4— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) February 1, 2017
#LAPD Update: Suspect pronounced dead at scene & no officers were injured. Please continue to avoid area due to ongoing investigation. 4/4— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) February 1, 2017