Suspect Wielding ‘Edged Weapon’ Fatally Shot in Atwater Village Officer-Involved Shooting

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A suspect who was allegedly chasing people in an Atwater Village neighborhood Thursday was later fatally shot in an officer-involved shooting, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

Officers responded about 12 p.m. to a radio call of a man armed with an "edged weapon" in the area of Brunswick Avenue and Appleton Street, according to an LAPD detective.

"The comments of the call stated that there was a man chasing people around and he was armed with an edged weapon," Detective Meghan Aguilar, of LAPD Media Relations told KTLA. "When the officers arrived they stopped their vehicle about mid-block and there was an individual there. That's where an officer-involved shooting occurred."

The suspect, who was described as a man in his 40s or 50s,  was struck and pronounced dead at the scene, Aguilar said.

No officers were injured in the shooting.

An edged weapon was found near the suspect's body, Aguilar said.

No other injuries were reported.

Detectives were continuing the investigation into the OIS.

KTLA's Jennifer Thang contribute to this story.

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