Warning! The video below is graphic!
San Francisco police responded to a report of a stabbing and met this man on the sidewalk with a knife. The man, a 26-year-old named Mario Woods, is seen on the video surrounded by six police officers, still holding a knife in his hand. Police say the man refused to obey commands to drop the knife and was shot after he began walking in the direction of one of the officers.
Police say Woods is responsible for the stabbing of another man in the shoulder. That incident, according to police, happened about an hour before the encountered Woods.