Police: California man shot by officers after stabbing woman
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a 20-year-old man who they say stabbed an 18-year-old relative at a Southern California home.
Authorities in Garden Grove say officers responded Saturday following reports of a suicidal man armed with a knife.
A police statement says the suspect was shot several times as officers approached the home. He died at the scene.
Officials didn’t say what led to the shooting. The statement says a knife was recovered.
The suspect was identified as 20-year-old Andrew Giovanni Meza.
The wounded relative, described only as an 18-year-old woman, was hospitalized in stable condition.
No officers were injured.
The shooting is under investigation by the district attorney’s office.