At least three people have been stabbed in an attack in Hollywood
The attacker reportedly went on a stabbing spree on Sunset Boulevard that led to a police shooting at a Jack in the Box restaurant in Hollywood.
Three people have been taken to hospital with gunshot and stab wounds following the attack in Sunset and Cahuenga Boulevards in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said a fourth person was pronounced dead at the scene.
The surrounding area has been put on lockdown and police called to the scene.
Los Angeles Police says it is responding to an “officer-involved shooting”.
CNN reporter Maeve Reston, said the attack happened outside CNN’s offices.
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One dead and three injured after knifeman goes on Hollywood stabbing spree.
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LAPD said there was an
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Witnesses said the knifeman started stabbing people in the street
KTLA says three people are in hospital and one person is dead
She said a man ran down Sunset Boulevard trying to stab people, one person was taken away by ambulance and another was wheeled out on a stretcher.
Emergency services were called shortly before 2pm local time to the 1400 block of North Cahuenga Boulevard.
The attack took place near a large entertainment centre and the CNN news headquarters in Hollywood, LA.
Two people were taken into police custody at the scene at around 2.40pm local time (10.20pm GMT).
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