Man Armed With Knife Is Shot by Gardena Officer After Yelling ‘Shoot Me’ at Police: Sheriff’s Dept.

A man who was armed with a knife and shouting at officers to shoot him was indeed shot by police in the Gardena area Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Officers and ambulances respond to a police shooting in Gardena on April 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

The incident was reported about 12 p.m. near the intersection of South Vermont Avenue and West Redondo Beach Boulevard, right outside the Hustler Casino at the border of Los Angeles's Harbor-Gateway neighborhood.

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