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LAPD Fire Non-Lethal Rounds at Knife-Wielding Woman in Westlake

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A familiar scene last night in Westlake, but with a different outcome this time: A Los Angeles Police Department officer ordered a knife-wielding person to drop her weapon, and when they didn't comply, the officer fired at her. Unlike September 5th, however, when the LAPD shot and killed Manuel Jamines, a day laborer who was also carrying a knife, last night's suspect, a woman, was shot at with non-lethal bean bag rounds, according to KTLA. The confrontation "happened around 4:40 a.m. near Sixth and Coronado streets."