Updated: 4:48 p.m. Aug. 6, 2014
A possibly suicidal man armed with a gun was wounded Wednesday in an officer-involved shooting near De Anza Cove, authorities reported.
San Diego police got a report of a man armed with a gun and making threats in the 2800 block of North Mission Bay Drive in Mission Beach shortly after 11 a.m., SDPD public-affairs Lt. Kevin Mayer said.
Officers tried in vain to persuade the man to drop the weapon and surrender. A standoff ensued and lasted for nearly an hour before an officer opened fire as the man raised the gun, according to police.
Medics were called in to treat the suspect. His name and condition were not immediately available.
Initial reports indicated that the man may have had intentions of killing himself, Mayer said.
— City News Service
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