Citrus Heights Police Say Man Was Threatening People With A Knife
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CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Citrus Heights Police opened fire on a man they say was threatening other people with a knife on Thursday morning in Citrus Heights.
Officers say the man armed with a knife charged at officers in an empty Christmas tree lot near Sunrise Boulevard and Oak Avenue.
The man reportedly entered a rehabilitation home at around 9:15 a.m. threatening those inside with a knife. He then ran out the back into the empty lot and hid from police.
Witnesses nearby reported hearing several shots.
“The guy was face-down and hunched over. The police were telling for him to show his hands, and then to get flat down on his stomach,” the witness said.
The man was taken to the hospital, but as a precaution, two schools were placed on lockdown. Classes were cancelled for the day at Sunrise Tech and a preschool.
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