- Associated Press - Friday, April 8, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on the shooting death of a homeless man with a knife by San Francisco police (all times local):

2:40 p.m.

San Francisco police say those who saw officers shot a homeless man to death have given conflicting accounts.

Investigators say they have interviewed 10 witnesses, and three of them say 45-year-old Luis Gongora lunged at police with a knife before two officers fired seven shots that killed him Thursday.

At least two other witnesses say the homeless man had the knife in his waistband when he was shot.



Surveillance video obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle suggests police opened fire within 30 seconds of arriving on the scene and getting out of their patrol cars.

Police say they are investigating the shooting that has renewed focus on the department’s use of deadly force.

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