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1 Dead After Police Shooting in San Fernando: Sheriff’s Department

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One man was killed in a police shooting near an elementary school in the city of San Fernando on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

San Fernando police had blocked off streets where a "suspect" was shot by police on Aug. 12, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

San Fernando police had blocked off streets where a “suspect” was shot by police on Aug. 12, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

A San Fernando Police Department dispatcher told KTLA, reading from a statement, that the city and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were investigating an “OIS” — short for an “officer-involved shooting.”

Officers responded to the 800 block of South Brand Boulevard (map) about 3:30 p.m. after receiving a call of a “man with a gun” inside a residence, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Department.

As officers arrived, they saw a woman run out of the residence with an apparent gunshot wound, the release stated.

The officers were then confronted by a man who “produced a handgun,” officials said. The officers shot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

A loaded handgun was recovered at the scene, the release stated.

The female victim was hospitalized with injuries that were not life threatening.

Los Angeles police were on the scene of a shooting in San Fernando on Aug. 12, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Los Angeles police were on the scene of a shooting in San Fernando on Aug. 12, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Police were responding and streets were blocked off shortly after 4 p.m., aerial video showed. Multiple patrol cars were on scene, including Los Angeles Police Department vehicles.

Los Angeles firefighters transported two people to a hospital with minor injuries after being called to the scene about 3:45 p.m., a Los Angeles Fire Department official stated.

The scene was about a block from O’Melveny Elementary School.

The San Fernando Police Department did not immediately respond to requests for detailed information about the incident, only saying an officer-involved shooting occurred.

KTLA’s Scott Williams and Kennedy Ryan contributed to this article.