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Byron Rosas, 45
San Jose, California
March 07, 2016

Agencies: San Jose Police Department California

Last updated: 3 months ago

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One person was killed in an officer-involved shooting in a San Jose neighborhood on Monday evening, according to the San Jose Police Department.

The incident happened near the intersection of 3rd and Martha streets, just south of Interstate 280, where police were apparently responding to a 6:15 p.m. call regarding a person being stabbed.

San Jose police said the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene and that the involved officer was not injured.

So far, police are not saying exactly what led those officers to open fire. The suspect is dead and two other people have life-threatening stab wounds.

Witnesses said the confrontation with police happened quickly.

“All I could hear is, you know, ‘Drop the knife! Drop the knife! I’m warning you, drop the knife!’ said witness David Leaf. “As I’m thinking, ‘Is this guy really gonna shoot?’ next thing I know: ‘Bam! Bam! Bam! Bam!’ Like six shots in quick succession.”

People who live in the area told KPIX 5 their neighborhood has seen a spike in crime.

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