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Primitivo Macias-Rodriguez, 46
Los Angeles, California
January 08, 2018

Agencies: Los Angeles Police Department California LAPD

Last updated: about 1 year ago

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Officers shot 46 year-oldĀ Primitivo Macias-Rodriguez near Exposition Park on Thursday after responding to a report of a man with a knife, Los Angeles police said.

Details of the shooting, including the condition of the man who was struck by gunfire and what prompted police to fire their weapons, were not immediately clear, said Sgt. Frank Preciado, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Preciado said the shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. near 40th Place and Menlo Avenue, just south of Exposition Park.