LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say Los Angeles police shot and killed a man who charged at them with a knife after a standoff at a home.
Police say officers responded to the residence in the Pacoima neighborhood around 2 a.m. following reports of a possible assault on family members. Callers said the man might've been under the influence of drugs.
Officers evacuated family members but the suspect refused to come out until about 3:30 a.m., when he emerged from a side window armed with a knife. Police say after trying less-lethal rounds, officers opened fire. The man died at a hospital.