Man Shot by Deputies in Camarillo Had Knife

A Ventura County Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man on Wednesday that authorities said lunged at him with a knife, officials said.

The shooting was reported before noon Wednesday when deputies arrived to the 250 block of Carmen Drive on a report of a disturbance, said Sgt. Denise Sliva, a spokeswoman for the Ventura County Sheriff's Department, which patrols the city of Camarillo.

A deputy fired at the man who authorities said charged at him with a knife.

"When our deputy arrived and made contact with the subject, the subject, male adult, did have a knife concealed in his waistband," Sliva said. "He produced the knife and advanced deputy. This resulted in a deputy involved shooting."

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