NEWPORT BEACH ( — A man was fatally shot by police in Newport Beach during a disturbance at a 7-Eleven store, it was reported Friday.

The shooting in the 1400 block of Superior Avenue occurred at 8:15 p.m. Thursday when the man approached an officer with a “sharp metal object,” according to Officer Jennifer Manzella.

A 7-Eleven clerk suffered minor injuries during the incident, Manzella said.

The man’s name was withheld.

No other details were immediately available.

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