Police: Suspect charges at Anaheim police with knife, fatally shot by officers

The knife that a suspect allegedly used to charge at two Anaheim police officers is shown on Monday, June 8, 2015.

Two Anaheim police officers shot and killed a suspect who allegedly charged at them with a large knife Monday afternoon.

The officers made a traffic enforcement stop at about 2:40 p.m. in the 300 block of West La Palma Avenue. A suspect, who was not related to the stop, charged at one officer with a knife, police officials said.

When a second officer jumped in to help, the suspect then charged at the second officer. Both officers then fired at the suspect, police said.

The suspect was transported to UCI Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No officers were injured.

The Orange County District Attorney, Anaheim Police Department and an independent review office were investigating the shooting.
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