LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said police shot and wounded a man wielding a machete or sword in South Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.
Officials said the incident took place around 4 p.m. in the area of 64th and Main Streets, according to Officer Wendy Reyes of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.
Police said they responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call and happened upon the suspect.
After a brief chase, they said the man ducked into a building where an OIS took place.
The unidentified suspect was taken to a hospital. His condition was not immediately available, Reyes said.
She said no officers were injured in the incident.
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