Knife-Wielding Man Shot by Police in Market

JEFFERSON PARK, Calif. (KTLA) — A knife-wielding man was shot by police inside a market in Jefferson Park Friday morning.

market-shootingIt happened shortly before 8 a.m. at the Advance Food Market in the 5400 block of West Adams Blvd.

Police responded to a disturbance call about a man wielding a knife inside the market, according to LAPD Sgt. Rudy Lopez.

Officers made contact with the man and tried to get him to drop the knife. That’s when an officer-involved shooting occurred, Lopez said.

Sky5 was overhead as the man was wheeled into an ambulance. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

No officers were hurt in the incident. The shooting is now under investigation.

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