ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Police in the San Diego suburb of Escondido say an officer fatally shot a man who was reportedly striking cars with a metal pole.
Police say an officer encountered the man shortly after a report Wednesday morning that he was hitting cars in the downtown area.
An officer shot the suspect, identified by police only as a white man. The man received first aid and later died at a hospital.
Police have not provided any additional information, including the name of the officer.