Man shot and killed after approaching officer with 2 butcher-style knives, police say – Motion Information Jax

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting with officials that occurred around 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Police received a call from a concerned family member that a 39-year-old man was about to commit suicide.

An officer was posted to the man’s home on Diamond Street in Yulee, Florida.

Upon arrival, the officer tried to speak to the man who had been aggressive in the apartment.

When the man opened the door, he approached the officer with two butcher’s knives.

After a warning, the officer shot the man and he was pronounced dead. The officer was unharmed and was given leave for a few days.

The police were sent to the same address several times. The man, whose name the police did not reveal, was arrested prior to the incident for resisting an officer and domestic violence.

This is an evolving story and will be updated as more information becomes available.