Downtown LA Streets Reopen After Police Shooting

The incident began after the man allegedly became involved in a dispute with a parking attendant in the underground garage

By Willian Avila, Beverly White and Pablo Kay
|  Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014  |  Updated 2:02 AM PDT
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Police said a man armed with a gun failed to comply with their demands, leading officers to open fire in a parking garage. Beverly White reports from downtown Los Angeles for the NBC4 News at 11 on Monday, April, 21, 2014.0

Police said a man armed with a gun failed to comply with their demands, leading officers to open fire in a parking garage. Beverly White reports from downtown Los Angeles for the NBC4 News at 11 on Monday, April, 21, 2014.0

Police shot a man allegedly armed with a gun during a confrontation in a downtown Los Angeles parking garage, officials said.

The shooting took place about 4:30 p.m. Monday on the fifth level of the One Wilshire building in the 600 block of Grand Avenue, an official with the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Officers were responding to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon when they confronted the man and opened fire after he refused to put down his weapon, police said.

The man was rushed to the hospital, where he was in stable but critical condition, police said.

The incident began after the man allegedly became involved in a dispute with a parking attendant in the underground garage.

Streets in the area of Grand Avenue and 6th Street were closed during the investigation, but had reopened by early Tuesday morning.

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