A man who was said to be harming himself at a home in Redwood City was shot by police Monday morning, officials said.
The man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after the shooting on the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue, Redwood City Police Chief Dan Mulholland said. No officers were hurt in the shooting.
Authorities received a report around 8:47 a.m. regarding a man who was harming himself inside a home, Mulholland said.
Officers found the man continuing to hurt himself in the sideyard of the residence when they arrived, according to Mulholland. An "immediate encounter" took place on the side of the house and shots were fired at that time.
Officers provided first aid to the man before he was taken to an area hospital, according to Mulholland.
The incident is under investigation.