SFPD Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting on Shotwell & 19th St

San Francisco Police are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred on Shotwell and 19th Street today at approximately 10:04AM. Officers had responded to a report of man waving a knife approximately 10 to 12 inches long.  After making contact with the man, an officer fired four "bean bag" type projectiles at the man from an Extended Range Impact Weapon (ERIW).   As the situation unfolded, two officers discharged their Department issued pistols striking the man at least one time.  He was transported to the hospital and later succumbed to this injuries. This incident is being investigated by the SFPD Homicide Detail, SFPD Internal Affairs Unit, SF District Attorney's Office, SF Medical Examiner's Office and the Office of Citizens Complaints.

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