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Armed Suspect Shot, Killed by Officers at Busy Los Angeles Intersection as Tourists Watch in Horror

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"Literally just saw someone get shot at the corner of Hollywood & highland. I'm in shock."

UPDATE: KTLA-TV reports the suspect shot by police in Los Angeles has died.

The man was shot after he allegedly approached officers with a knife.

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Police in Los Angeles reportedly shot an armed suspect at the busy intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue on Friday night after officers responded to call involving assault with a deadly weapon.

Officer Jane Kim, of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Office, told several news outlets that the suspect was armed with a weapon when officers arrived at the scene and was subsequently shot.

The suspect was transferred to a Los Angeles hospital and remained in critical condition Friday night, KTLA-TV reported.

A graphic photo taken immediately after the shooting spread quickly on social media:

A woman who claimed to have witnessed the shooting tweeted an uncensored photo after the shooting.

"Literally just saw someone get shot at the corner of Hollywood & highland. I'm in shock," she wrote.

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