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.