Sheriff’s deputies fatally shoot man in Santa Clarita

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies in Santa Clarita on Wednesday shot and killed a man they said attacked them with a pair of knives, authorities said.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, deputies shot the man near the intersection of Island Road and Bridgeport Lane. It is unclear why deputies were called to the scene at around 10:25 p.m

The intersection is near an entrance to a gated community.

MPs confronted the man, who they said was armed with two knives, and he lunged at MPs, who shot him dead, authorities said. The man died at the scene of the crime and the knives were seized by investigators.

None of the deputies who shot the man were injured during the shooting, the sheriff’s department said. Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting, according to authorities.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office could not immediately identify the man who was killed.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-11-17/sheriffs-deputies-shoot-kill-man-in-santa-clarita Sheriff’s deputies fatally shoot man in Santa Clarita

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