L.A. SWAT shoots armed suspect with hostage in downtown apartment: police

Stock photo of SWAT officers running in formation into a building.
Stock photo of SWAT officers running in formation into a building. Photo credit gorodenkoff/Getty Images

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department stormed a high-rise, downtown apartment Friday night, shooting a man they said holed up in an apartment taking a person hostage.

Witnesses filmed and live-streamed the incident at the apartment building at S Main and 6th streets. Large windows on the apartment provided a clear view inside as SWAT teams rushed in. See the video below.

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