Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man in Venice

Police shot and wounded a man they say was armed with a knife at a Venice coffee shop on Monday, authorities said.

The shooting happened after police were called out to the 600 block of Rose Avenue, said LAPD Officer Rosario Herrera, a department spokeswoman.

LAPD Sgt. Barry Montgomery said the man went into a coffee shop armed with a knife.

Police arrived and ordered the man to drop the knife. He refused and that's when an officer-involved shooting occurred, Montgomery said.

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