710 Freeway at 405 shut down due to CHP officer-involved shooting

A man with a knife on the Freeway prompted the closure of the northbound lanes of the 710 Freeway just south of the 405 Freeway on Friday around 1a.m. in Long Beach, authorities said.

CHP Officers opened fire on the man, who later died at a hospital, details about what led to the confrontation were not immediately available.

The 405 Freeway to the southbound 710 Freeway is also shut down until further notice, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CHP has no details to why the man was on the Freeway or how the officer-involved shooting occurred at this time. According to @streaming562 a CHP vehicle was possibly hit by gunfire. LBPD was also called to assist CHP.

The investigation is ongoing.