Man killed by police while assaulting his wife, Sacramento police say

A man has died after Sacramento police shot him while he assaulted his wife in South Sacramento, authorities said. 12:15 a.m., which is off Fruitridge Road, the Sacramento Police Department said in a statement. The woman had locked herself in a bathroom, authorities said. Officers were at the scene for more than 10 minutes trying to defuse the situation when the man entered the bathroom. “The victim was heard screaming as officers entered the residence,” police said. It was then that an officer shot the man. The 75-year-old was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said. The woman was not injured and no officers were injured in the shooting, authorities said. Authorities said traffic would be affected. Follow our live traffic map for the latest information. (App users, click here to see a real-time traffic map.) Authorities are investigating. As well as the Office of Public Safety Accountability and the Sacramento County District Attorney’s officers who are providing oversight by overseeing the investigation. Police body camera video and audio will be released to the public from this shooting as it falls under Sacramento City Council policy. on the use of force by the police. This will be made public within 30 days, authorities said. The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this incident to contact the Dispatch Center at 916-264-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Anonymous tips can also be submitted using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. This is a developing story, stick with KCRA 3 for the latest.

A man has died after Sacramento police shot him while he assaulted his wife in South Sacramento, authorities said.

Officers responded to reports that a 75-year-old man armed with two knives was threatening to kill his wife in the 5600 block of Gilgunn Way at around 12:15 p.m., which is off Fruitridge Road, the Police Department said. Sacramento in a statement.

The woman had locked herself in a bathroom, authorities said. Officers were at the scene for more than 10 minutes trying to defuse the situation when the man entered the bathroom.

“The victim was heard screaming as officers entered the residence,” police said. It was then that an officer shot the man.

The 75-year-old was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

The woman was not injured and no officers were injured in the shooting, authorities said.

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Authorities said traffic would be impacted.

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(App users, click here to see a real-time traffic map.)

The authorities are investigating. As well as the Office of Public Safety Accountability and the Sacramento County District Attorney’s officers who are providing oversight by overseeing the investigation.

Police body camera video and audio will be released as a result of this shooting as it falls under the Sacramento City Council’s Police Use of Force Policy. This will be made public within 30 days, authorities said.

The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this incident to contact the Dispatch Center at 916-264-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Anonymous tips can also be submitted using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app.

This is a developing story, stick with KCRA 3 for the latest.

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