Man armed with a box cutter is shot by police

On June 6, 2019, around 12:10 p.m., in the 3800 block of Edenhurst Avenue, officers responded to radio calls of a man who had threatened two people in the area. The comments of one of the radio calls stated the suspect was armed with a box cutter. After officers arrived in the area, they spoke with two men, neither knowing the other, who had separately been threatened by the suspect. Each victim had called the police after their encounter.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the location and determined the man was deceased. No officers were injured. The victims the suspect had threatened were not injured.

A box cutter was recovered at the scene.

The man has been identified as 59-year-old Jose Antonio de Santiago-Medina.

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Location: 3800 Edenhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039, USA