A man was fatally shot by police responding to a report of an armed person in Brooklyn.

The man was shot by officers at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue in Crown Heights at around 4:10 a.m. Monday.

A person apparently had called 911 saying that a man with a knife and gun was pacing back and forth yelling and talking to himself. Then, the caller said the man went into the middle of the street.

Officers chased the man, who appeared to be armed with a knife, into the Crown Heights/Utica Avenue station where two officers Tasered the man. The Taser had no effect.

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man was shot by police responding to a report of an armed person in Brooklyn.

The man was shot by officers at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue in Crown Heights at around 4:10 a.m. Monday.

The man was taken to the hospital […]

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