One dead in Hollywood Walk of Fame shooting involving LAPD officer

One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting along the Hollywood Walk of Fame late Thursday morning, officials said


The shooting was reported around 11:50 a.m. near the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Wilcox Avenue. LAPD says they received multiple calls of a man armed with a gun walking on Hollywood Blvd. 

When officers arrived to the area, they located the armed man near a McDonald's on Hollywood Blvd.  According to LAPD, this is when the man was struck by police gunfire. 

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He was taken to a local hospital where he later died. 

Officers say they found a replica handgun on scene. 


Photo Credit: LAPD


Photo Credit: LAPD

A woman who was nearby was taken to the hospital for an injury sustained during the incident.

No officers were injured. 

A portion of Hollywood Blvd. was blocked off for hours as police investigated. 

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