Gary police say a man was fatally shot there by officers after he charged at them with a knife.
The Post-Tribune reports the confrontation happened Wednesday night after police received calls about a man threatening neighbors with a knife.
Police Lt. Sam Roberts says two officers arrived and told the man to drop the knife, but he refused and at least one officer fired his gun. The man died at the scene.
Roberts told The Times that other officers were familiar with the man, who had been reported to police Tuesday for similar behavior.
The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.0 Comments Continue reading