- Associated Press - Sunday, October 11, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police fatally shot a man on Saturday night after he allegedly tried to carjack a person with a knife, authorities said.

Officers responded to a report of an attempted carjacking with a knife around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said in a statement. They found the man and chased him a few blocks.

During their attempt to detain him, the statement said, at least one officer fired at the man. It was not immediately clear what prompted the shooting, which was captured on body-worn cameras.

The man, whose identity had not been released by Sunday morning, was declared dead at the scene. Officers found a knife where the shooting occurred.

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