LAPD Officers Shoot Woman They Say Was Wielding Knife

The shooting happened just before 1 p.m. in downtown Los Angeles

By Jason Kandel
|  Friday, Oct 11, 2013  |  Updated 5:32 PM PDT
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Police shot a woman who was allegedly wielding a knife in downtown Los Angeles.

The woman, who was not immediately identified, was hospitalized in an unknown condition.

The shooting occurred about 12:45 p.m. in the 100 block of East Third Street, according to LAPD Officer Cleon Joseph.

Police were called out on a report of a disturbance and found a woman armed with a knife, Joseph said.

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