LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles police say officers shot and killed an armed suspect after gunfire broke out near a nightclub at Universal CityWalk.
Sgt. Barry Montgomery says the shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday in a common area outside Infusion Lounge at the popular entertainment complex in North Hollywood.
Montgomery says officers responding to a call of a disturbance at the club arrived and heard gunshots. He says they spotted a suspect with a handgun and opened fire, striking the man and killing him.
Cellphone video showed a frantic scene with people screaming and running as gunfire erupted.
Authorities say two people fleeing the melee were injured and taken to hospitals.
Witnesses say someone began shooting after a fight broke out at the club, which was hosting a DJ competition.
Investigators recovered a handgun at the scene.
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