A man was fatally wounded today in a deputy-involved shooting in Industry.
The shooting occurred a little before 2:30 a.m. in the area of Railroad Street and Azusa Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Information Bureau.
Deputies were originally dispatched to the location in response to a call of a person hit by a train. While checking the area to locate any possible victims, they saw a man kneeling by the railroad tracks, authorities said.
As they approached the man, he stood up and allegedly charged at the deputies with a knife in his hand, and a deputy-involved shooting occurred. The suspect was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
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No deputies were injured.
The sheriff's Homicide Bureau asked anyone with information about the
incident to call them at 323-890-5500.