Thursday, 20 January 2022

San Francisco: Man shot dead at the Airpot

An armed man was shot and killed by cops at the San Francisco International Airport Thursday early morning.

The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) reached the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station entryway after reports were made of a man with 2 guns at the SFO International Terminal, airport representative Doug Yakel stated.

The man was supposedly threatening the officers as they attempted to de-escalate the circumstance.The spokesman said the cops attempted to subdue the man with non-lethal procedures but ended up shooting him after he started walking towards them with the weapons.

The man was killed and a nearby homeless person was injured during the incident and required to the medical facility.Other locations of the airport were not impacted by the incident, with service to BART station only temporarily suspended afterwards.SFPD said they will release a statement regarding the shooting soon.

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