Los Angeles

NB 110 Freeway Reopens After CHP Shooting Investigation

All lanes of the northbound 110 Freeway at Olympic Boulevard were shut down early Tuesday morning after a man was shot by California Highway Patrol officers, authorities said.

The road reopened around 9:30 a.m. following the overnight closure that began when California Highway Patrol officers responded to calls at around 11:50 p.m. Monday of a man walking in the traffic lanes of the northbound 110 Freeway near James M. Wood Boulevard at downtown Los Angeles, authorities said. Officers approached the man, who brandished a weapon and charged at the officers, according to investigators.

A CHP officer opened fire and struck the man, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

All lanes were closed on the northbound 110 between the 10 Freeway and Ninth Street in Downtown LA, as well as the eastbound and westbound 10 Freeway transition roads, CHP said.

The subject was hospitalized. Details regarding his condition were not immediately available. 

No further details were immediately available.

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