Los Angeles (CBSLA) – A man was shot dead by school police in South Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Los Angeles School police officers responded at around 1:15 p.m. to a report of a man in a vehicle causing a malfunction near George Washington Carver Middle School on McKinley Ave. 4410, according to Sgt. Rudy Perez.
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After officers found and contacted the man, an argument broke out and he was reported to have pulled a knife before escaping the scene on foot.
The man ran to the East 43rd Street and McKinley Avenue area, about a block from the school, where he was shot at least once by school police, Perez said.
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The man was taken to a hospital in an unknown condition.
The investigation into the shootings was ongoing. Further details were not published.
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The Los Angeles School Police Department provides police services to the Los Angeles Unified School District.
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