Stockton Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Suspect

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Scene of the shooting.

STOCKTON—

Police in Stockton are saying that they were forced to shoot a suspect armed with a knife after some kind of family disturbance.

Officer Joe Silva with Stockton Police tells FOX40 that officers showed up near E. 2nd Street and S. Grant Street early Tuesday evening after getting a report about the disturbance.

At the scene, officers say they were confronted with a man armed with a knife. The suspect reportedly refused orders from police to stand down and two officers opened fire.

The suspect was hit by the gunfire and has been taken to the hospital. He is expected to be OK.

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1 Comment

  • michelle

    ‘Police in stockton are saying’? Seems like the writer is siding with the knife wielding suspect…