Man Dies After Officer-Involved Shooting In Santa Ana

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

SANTA ANA (AP) — Police in Orange County have shot and killed a man they were told had a gun and was attacking his family.

Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna says a domestic violence call sent officers to a home at 5:45 a.m. Thursday. He says when they arrived, the officers heard a woman and children screaming and what appeared to be the sound of someone striking them.

Bertagna says the officers identified themselves, forced their way inside and shot the man during a confronation. The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.

Bertagna says it’s not immediately clear whether the man actually had a gun.

He says no officers were hurt.

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