Los Angeles police fatally shot a man near Skid Row on Saturday afternoon, according to the Police Department.
A statement from the LAPD said the shooting occurred after officers responded to a call about a man threatening employees at a manufacturing business.
The man, described as a male in his late 30s or early 40s, had a stick and was “possibly under the influence,” according to police.
City News reported that the shooting took place around 2 p.m. in the 600 block of Towne Avenue.
The police shot the man after a less lethal munition was deployed, the LAPD statement said. Paramedics brought the man to the hospital, where he died, police said.
An officer was treated for a hand injury at the scene, police said.