Pleasanton Police Fatally Shoot Armed Suspect in Domestic Violence Case

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Pleasanton police fatally shot an armed suspect in a domestic violence case Thursday afternoon.

The police shooting happened at 3:39 p.m. in the area of Willow Road and Owens Drive, police said.

At about 11:51 a.m., police received a call from the domestic violence victim, Erik Silacci with Pleasanton police said.

Officers responded to the scene and confirmed that the suspect was inside an apartment, Silacci said. The suspect refused to come out.

Hours later, the suspect exited the apartment with a knife and the police shooting occurred, Silacci said.

Two officers were involved in the shooting, according to Silacci. They were not injured.

An investigation is underway.

Further information was not immediately available.

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