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Police: Officer shoots knife-wielding man in Danville

Original post made on Mar 12, 2021

A Danville police officer shot and wounded a man at the intersection of Sycamore Valley Road and Camino Ramon on Thursday morning, after the suspect allegedly pulled a knife and began advancing toward the officer.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 11, 2021, 2:44 PM

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Posted by Lewis Glenn
a resident of Danville
on Mar 12, 2021 at 11:15 am

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Looks like the police officer did the right thing. Danville police officers, under the leadership of chief Allen Shields, are very well trained and do an excellent job of protecting the community. I have had occasion to interact with the Danville force and, as a longtime Danville resident, I have complete confidence in their judgment and training.


Posted by D
a resident of Danville
on Mar 12, 2021 at 3:42 pm

D is a registered user.

I fully support our brave men and woman of the Danville PD, who risk their lives every single day at work to protect complete strangers from criminals like this guy who was throwing rocks at cars from the overpass, which could have killed or badly injured innocent drivers. I am so glad to live in a town in which most of the citizens support our law enforcement officers, and that is why Danville was ranked one of the safest towns in all of CA. When the public supports the police, and cooperates with them, together we make a safe environment for all law abiding citizens. I am sure the notorious ambulance chasing lawyer from Oakland will claim the police shot this guy "because he was a person of color", which is utterly ridiculous, and ignores the fact that the guy pulled a knife on the officer who was completely justified, legally and morally, in shooting him once, in self defense. Thank god there are people, in this environment, who will still put on a badge and risk their lives to protect others, and please know Danville PD that most of your residents fully support and thank you.


Posted by Artsyone
a resident of Danville
on Mar 13, 2021 at 9:47 pm

Artsyone is a registered user.

I agree with both comments above. Why don't they show the guy's face? Who is he? It looks like he was shopping at Lucky's


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