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Los Angeles police shot and wounded a man who was allegedly armed with a machete on Wednesday morning, authorities said.
The man, whose name was not made public, was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, according to LAPD Officer Tony Im, a police spokesperson.
The man was conscious and breathing at the scene but his condition was not known in the hours after the 7 a.m. shooting, Im said. No officers were hurt.
Officers were called to the San Fernando Valley’s Lake Balboa neighborhood for a report of a man with a machete, Im said.
Im did not have details about what prompted police to open fire. No other information was immediately available.