Man with knife shot, wounded outside LA federal courthouse

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Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies stand at the scene of a shooting outside the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Authorities say a man with a knife was shot and wounded by a courthouse security officer. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man with a knife has been shot and wounded outside a federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles police say a courthouse security officer wounded the man, who was wielding the weapon Tuesday afternoon in front of the court on First Street.

The man was shot in the hand and is expected to survive.

No one else was injured.

Details of the confrontation weren’t immediately released.

The FBI will investigate the shooting since it occurred on federal property.

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