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Hollywood and Highland Shooting: Police Kill Suspect Reportedly Wielding Knife (Updated)

The intersection at the popular tourist and shopping destination for the holidays has been blocked off to traffic

A suspect was shot and killed by police at the corner of Los Angeles’ popular tourist destination Hollywood and Highland on Friday, a spokesperson for the LAPD told TheWrap.

According to ABC7, the police were responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call when the shooting occurred at approximately 6:45 p.m. PT. The suspect was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries and died at around 9:30 p.m., police confirmed.

The intersection at Hollywood and Highland had been been blocked off to traffic.

No further details were available from the LAPD.