Man Dies After Being Shot by Police in Palms, Venice Boulevard Closed

The suspect shot in the Palms area by an LAPD supervisor died at a hospital, Officer Drake Madison of LAPD Media Relations said.

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A suspect was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting Saturday in the Palms area near the Culver City and Los Angeles border, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 12:54 p.m. in the area of Sepulveda Boulevard and Tuller Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Officers were responding to a report of a man with a gun, the LAPD said on Twitter. "An LAPD Supervisor responded and made contact with suspect, at which point an officer-involved shooting occurred.''

The suspect was struck at least once, police said. He was taken to a hospital, where police later said he died.

No officers were injured, police said.

The police investigation at the scene was expected to impact traffic in the area for 8-14 hours.

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