Man with knife shot by LAPD officer in Mar Vista
The shooting took place about 2:15 a.m. when an officer stopped a driver at Washington Place and Centinela Avenue, said Officer Rosario Herrera.
During the stop, the man grew combative and wielded a knife, police said.
The officer shot and wounded him, Herrera said.
He was taken to a hospital in stable condition, she said.
It was unclear how many officers were involved in the confrontation, she said, but no officers were injured.
-- Abby Sewell
Photo: Scene of officer-involved shooting in Mar Vista. Credit: KTLA-TV.