SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on an officer-involved shooting in San Jose, California (all times local):
San Jose police say a man shot his ex-girlfriend’s parents dead at their home before he turned the gun on police and was shot and killed by an officer.
The Mercury News (https://bayareane.ws/2pKKU3V ) reports Chief Eddie Garcia said Thursday that the man had a history of mental illness and domestic violence. He said the ex-girlfriend had a restraining order against the gunman.
She was not in the house at the time.
The couple’s 13-year-old son was inside the home, but the gunman released him during the Wednesday night confrontation. Garcia said the 911 call was made by the couple’s adult son, who escaped the house.
The police chief said an officer shot and killed the gunman when he pointed a gun from inside the house at officers.
Authorities say San Jose police shot and killed a man after finding two people dead at a residence.
The San Jose Police Department said in a press release that the officers responded to reports of a person shot at a home late Wednesday.
They arrived at the residence and found two people dead. The press release says that an “officer involved shooting occurred” and the “adult male suspect” declared dead at the scene.
Additional details were not immediately available.
This is the second officer-involved shooting in two days in San Jose.
On Tuesday, San Jose police fatally shot a 28-year-old after he charged at an officer with a pair of knives during a family disturbance.
The man died Wednesday morning.
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