A store security guard shot a person suspected of stabbing at least three people Tuesday evening at a Target in downtown Los Angeles, police said.
The incident was reported just after 6:20 p.m. at the Target location at 7th and Figueroa streets, in the FIGat7th shopping mall.
Los Angeles police responded to the scene and found three stabbing victims and a person who had been shot. The attacker was shot by armed security, according to police.
Three people were transported to a hospital, with at least one person in critical condition, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said. A fourth person was being treated for injuries at the scene.
Police believe the stabbing victims were customers at the store.
This is a developing story and will be updated.