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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