Deputies Shoot Man Who Used Scissors to Attack Family | NBC Southern California

Deputies Shoot Man Who Used Scissors to Attack Family

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    Witnesses to a fatal deputy-involved shooting describe the moments leading up to the shooting. Jane Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. (Published Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016)

    A man who attacked family members with a pair of scissors was killed Saturday in a deputy-involved shooting in Pico Rivera, authorities said.

    No injuries to deputies were immediately reported in connection with the shooting, which occurred about 5 p.m. in the 3400 block of Greenglade Avenue, according Deputy Ryan Rouzan of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

    The victim died at the scene.

    The shooting occurred as deputies responded to a report of a 50-year-old man suffering from mental health issues attacking family members with a pair of scissors, according to the sheriff's department.

    There was no immediate word on injuries to the suspect's family members, but a dispatch supervisor with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said that firefighters responded to the scene and did not take anyone to a hospital.

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