- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

PITTSBURG, Calif. (AP) - Pittsburg police shot three family members Tuesday night while trying to get an armed man to comply with orders to drop his weapon.

No one was killed.

KNTV reports (https://bit.ly/1TZiYSB) Wednesday that police were called to a home to investigate a report of a 20-year-old armed man who was acting irrationally and had pointed a gun at his father.

Capt. Ron Raman says officers told the man to drop his weapon, but he refused to comply. He reached for a gun in his waistband and an officer fired at him.

Bullets struck his father and 17-year-old brother as well. The father was shot in the stomach and was treated and released. The brother was shot in the leg and is in stable condition.

The case will be in investigated by Pittsburg police and the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office.

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Information from: KNTV-TV.

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