PALMDALE – A man who “advanced toward deputies with an edged weapon” was shot to death in Palmdale Friday night, authorities said.
The deputy-involved shooting happened around 10:21 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in the 37000 block of Oxford Drive, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“Palmdale Station deputies responded to a residence regarding a domestic violence call. During their investigation, the suspect advanced toward deputies with an edged weapon and a deputy involved shooting occurred,” the news release states.
The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, and the edged weapon was recovered at the scene, sheriff’s officials said. The suspect’s identity has not yet been released pending next of kin notification, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
No further information on the incident was released as of Saturday morning.
Anyone with information about this shooting is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or to lacrimestoppers.org.