HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - A man carrying a replica handgun was fatally shot by police in Hollywood today.
Los Angeles Police Department officers responded about 11:20 a.m. to the 6700 block of Hollywood Boulevard, near Martel Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, on calls of a man armed with a gun, according to a department statement.
Officers arrived at the scene and located the man, at which point, "there was an officer involved shooting," police said.
It was not immediately clear what led to the shooting.
The man was shot by police and taken to a hospital, where he died of his wounds. His name was not immediately released.
A female bystander sustained an unspecified injury in the incident and was taken to a hospital in unknown condition. No officers were injured in the shooting.
Detectives discovered a replica handgun at the scene and were interviewing witnesses and "people who may be the victims of assaults by the suspect," according to an LAPD statement.