Officer shoots knife wielding man in South San Jose

EMBED </>More Videos

A police officer shot a man who was allegedly wielding a knife in South San Jose Friday afternoon, according to police. (KGO-TV )

A police officer shot a man who was allegedly wielding a knife in South San Jose Friday afternoon, according to police.

Officers were dispatched to Lewis and Senter roads around 12:35 p.m. after receiving a report of a knife-armed man. Police released no further information about the shooting.

RELATED:Police investigate Santa Clara officer involved shooting

The man is being treated for his injuries at a hospital, police said. The officer, who has not been named, has been placed on paid leave.


The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office and the police department are investigating the shooting. The police Internal Affairs Unit, the City Attorney's Office and the Office of the Independent Police Auditor are monitoring the case.

RELATED: One wounded in south LA police shooting

Anyone with information about this incident has been asked to call San Jose police Detective Sgt. Michael Montonye or Detective Jason Tanner at (408) 277-5283.

Related Topics:
officer involved shootingofficer-involved shootingpoliceinvestigationSan Jose
(Copyright 2017 by Bay City News, Inc. Republication, re-transmission or reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. Is prohibited.)

Load Comments