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Sun Dec 7, 2014, 02:27 AM

LA police shoot and kill man in Hollywood tourist area [View all]

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Source: Guardian Newspaper

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Fresh protests were expected in Los Angeles after police shot a man on the tourist-packed Hollywood Walk of Fame, adding another killing to a recent and climbing toll.

Police officers attended one of the most crowded intersections in the city on Friday night, after reports of a man with a knife on Hollywood Boulevard. A man was subsequently shot dead. Some bystanders captured video and pictures of what appeared to be a white man slumped in the road, surrounded by a group of officers with pistols drawn.

The weapon the man was reported to have been brandishing appeared to have been a small Swiss Army-style pocket knife, according to pictures posted by police on social media that showed a numbered crime scene label next to the object.

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/dec/06/la-police-shoot-and-kill-man-in-hollywood-tourist-area

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