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Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Attacked Sister with Knife in Culver City

A brother stabbed a sister before allegedly lunging at police officers, who opened fire and killed the man on Saturday afternoon in Culver City.

At approximately 1:45 p.m., Culver City Police Department officers responded to the 10400 block of Culver Boulevard regarding a fight between a male and a female. As it turned out, the male and female were siblings were at an apartment complex on the 4100 block of Mentone Avenue.

The officers learned that the male suspect had attacked a female victim with a knife. As officers approached, the male suspect "charged" at officers with the knife according to Lt. Joe Mendoza of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau.

An officer involved shooting occurred. The stabbing suspect was taken to a nearby hospital and was pronounced dead.

"The female had suffered multiple cuts and lacerations to her upper body," Mendoza said. "She was transported to a local hospital and she is currently in surgery."

A large knife was recovered at the scene.

Mendoza also said that the stabbing victim also received cuts to her facial area, but she was expected to survive.

The two siblings residents were believed to be from the Northern California area and temporarily renting in Culver City. According to NBC4's Christine Kim, the two sibblings were staying at an Airbnb.

The male suspect was 30. The female was 27.

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