Los Angeles police shot and killed a suspect armed with a knife in the heart of the Hollywood tourist district.
The shooting occurred about 7 p.m. Friday after the Los Angeles Police Department received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon.
LAPD spokeswoman Meghan Aguilar says the man had a knife and was shot while he was approaching officers.
Police say he was taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died.
No officers were injured.
The Los Angeles Times reported (http://lat.ms/1z6RnWc) that the shooting temporarily closed the busy intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, just steps from the Walk of Fame and near popular restaurants and nightclubs.