SUNNYVALE (CBS SF) — An armed liquor store robbery suspect killed by police officers in Sunnyvale Wednesday morning was identified as an army veteran.
Joseph Jeremy Weber was reportedly dealing with traumatic stress disorder recently.READ MORE: San Mateo Police Arrest 2 In Connection With Multiple Robberies, Vehicle Thefts During Weekend Crime Spree
Police confronted Weber in an alley off Tasman Drive in Sunnyvale following a liquor store robbery. Weber moved toward Officer Benjamin Kroutil while holding a knife, according to police.
Kroutil, a 13-year veteran of the force then opened fire on Weber, who died later at a hospital.READ MORE: EDD Fraud: Fresno Man, Central Valley Inmate Plead Guilty To $103K Unemployment Benefit Scheme