VALLEJO (CBS SF) — Police fatally shot an armed man Tuesday night at a marina in Vallejo.
At 7:09 p.m., Vallejo police received a report of a loud verbal and physical altercation inside a boat in the marina at 42 Harbor Way, police said.READ MORE: Boaters Assess Damage After Tsunami Strikes Santa Cruz Harbor
A police officer arrived at the marina to investigate the reported fight shortly after 8 p.m.
The officer located a male suspect in his 40s on a large live-aboard boat, police said.
According to police, the suspect pointed a weapon at the officer, and acting in self-defense, the officer drew his gun and fired at the suspect.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Fire In Abandoned Home In San Jose
The suspect was transported by ambulance to Kaiser Hospital in Vallejo, where he died of his injuries, police said.
The man’s identity will be released following notification of next of kin, police said.
The Vallejo police officer was not injured during the incident and has been placed on administrative leave in accordance with department procedure.
The shooting was being investigated by the Solano County District Attorney’s Office and the Vallejo Police Department.MORE NEWS: French Bulldog Stolen At Gunpoint In Castro Valley Reunited With Owner
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