Knife-wielding man killed by El Monte police

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) – El Monte police have shot and killed a man they say was armed with a knife.

It happened at about 12:30 p.m. Monday.


Authorities say a 911 call from a screaming woman sent officers to Cortada Street, where they were met by a man with a knife, leading to the shooting.

Details of what led up to the shooting weren’t immediately released.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn’t been released.

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