WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) -- A man has died after being shot by police in Whittier on Monday night.
The incident began when the man abducted his estranged wife and two children at knifepoint during a custody exchange in the lobby of the Whittier Police Station.
After forcing his family members into a vehicle, the suspect drove them to a separate location in Whittier before eventually getting out of the car and threatening his 4-year-old daughter with the knife.
That's when police opened fire, hitting the man at least once. He later died in the hospital.
The wife and two children were unharmed.
Whittier police fatally shoot man who abducted family at knifepoint
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