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Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting In Downtown L.A. Building

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A shooting at a downtown L.A. building involving a California Highway Patrol officer on Wednesday morning resulted in the death of one man, reports ABC7.

The shooting happened at around 6:30 a.m. inside the main entrance of the Ronald Reagan State Building by 3rd and Spring streets. The LAPD, who is aiding in the investigation, told LAist that no officers were injured in the incident. As noted at CBS2, the CHP is tasked with protecting state buildings and facilities.

According to Los Angeles Daily News, the coroner’s office said the man died at the scene. He is described as being in his 40s. His name has not yet been released.

The L.A. Times says that Spring Street between 3rd and 4th streets has been closed for investigation. The building was also closed.

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The circumstances leading up to the shooting have not yet been released.