Calif. officer fatally shoots machete-wielding man

The officers gave verbal commands to the suspect before shooting


By Demian Bulwa
San Francisco Chronicle

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco police officer shot and killed a 65-year-old man who came at the officer and a partner with a machete outside his home on Saturday evening, Police Department officials said.

The man killed in the shooting was identified by the city medical examiner's office as 65-year-old Edward Smith. The officers were not identified.

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