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Police: Florida officers fatally shoot armed 84-year-old man

3 months 1 week 4 days ago Monday, February 12 2018 Feb 12, 2018 February 12, 2018 8:36 PM February 12, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say Florida police officers fatally shot an elderly man who had been threatening to kill himself.

A Miami-Dade Police Department news release says officers responded to a Homestead-area apartment complex Monday afternoon after a report of an 84-year-old who was armed and threatening to take his own life.

Police say four officers opened fire on the armed man and rescue workers determined he died at the scene.

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