Chino officer kills man with a knife near police station

A Chino police officer fatally shot a man armed with a knife a block away from police headquarters, authorities said Friday.

The man called 911 on Thursday afternoon and asked to meet an officer near the Chino police station on Walnut Avenue and Tenth Street, according to a news release. When the officer arrived, the man got out of his vehicle with a knife.

The officer opened fire, fatally shooting the man, authorities said. The officer was not harmed.

The man’s identity was not released publicly pending notification of his family.

A Chino police department spokesman declined to provide further information Friday, citing the ongoing investigation.

Staff writer Jonah Valdez contributed to this report.

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