Man Shot by Police Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries in Venice

A man suffered non-life threatening injuries when he was shot by police in Venice on Wednesday.

The shooting took place near Thornton Court and Pacific Avenue, when police received a call of a screaming man around 5:40 p.m., according to Officer Tony Im with LAPD.

Officers made contact with the man in an alley, who was armed with “unknown objects,” LAPD said on Twitter. Officers attempted to de-escalate the situation, including the use of less-than-lethal tools.

At some point during the confrontation, an officer shot the man, who was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The man’s identity was not released. No officers were injured.

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