Man Shot, Killed by LAPD Officers in Eagle Rock

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EAGLE ROCK (CNS) - A man who was allegedly in possession of a knife was shot by Los Angeles police in Eagle Rock and died at a hospital, authorities said today.  

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. Sunday in the 2900 block of West Broadway, according to a tweet by the Los Angeles Police Department.  

Officers were called to the scene by firefighters requesting backup regarding a man armed with a knife, police said.  

Police tweeted: ``The man did not follow ofcrs commands & while holding the knife continued to approach an ofcr; resulting in an Officer- Involved Shooting. The man was struck by gunfire & taken to a hospital where he died.''  

The knife was recovered by detectives, police said.

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