By Associated Press - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a man in Northern California (all times local):

3:30 p.m.

A 28-year-old man shot by a San Jose police officer responding to reports of a family disturbance has died.

San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia says the man died at a hospital Wednesday morning.

Garcia says two police officers arrived at the man’s home Tuesday night after getting reports of a man fighting with his father.

He says both the man and his father had called 911 to report and that when two officers arrived at the house, he emerged from a garage carrying two knives and charged at an officer.

Garcia says the man was known to officers because he had been arrested before for making criminal threats and had a history of drug abuse and mental illness. The man was not identified.

The officer will be placed on paid administrative leave.


7:24 a.m.

San Jose police say an officer shot and wounded a man while responding to a home following a report of a family disturbance.

The Mercury News reports ( the man in his late 20s was hit at least once and hospitalized with life-threatening injuries late Tuesday. No other injuries were reported.

The newspaper says police were called after the man got involved in an altercation with his father at the residence.

The shooting is under investigation.


Information from: San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News,

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