Suspect shot by officer after walking on HWY 101 with a knife

BELMONT (KRON) — Officers in Belmont responded to reports early Sunday morning of a pedestrian walking between the Southbound and Northbound lanes on Highway 101.

Residents contacted police dispatch around 3 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers saw a man walking in the lanes with a knife in his hand.

He used the knife to threaten officers and even raised it at them.

The suspect was shot and transported to a local hospital. He is suffering from life-threatening injuries.

No further information was available immediately. The suspect has not been identified yet.

Stay with KRON 4 News for more on this breaking news story.

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