This story has been updated to include details from the County of Solano District Attorney’s Office.
SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) — A man was killed after a confrontation with Vallejo Police on Sunday night, according to a press release from the District Attorney’s Office for the County of Solano.
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According to the release, at approximately 5:24 p.m. the VPD received multiple 911 calls in regards to a reported carjacking at Curtola Parkway. Callers also reported there was a man with a knife near the stolen vehicle.
At around 6:53 p.m. VPD had no units available and requested assistance from Solano County Sheriff’s Office. SCSO deputies responded to the scene and located a man in possession of multiple hand saw blades. The man was later identified as Jason Thompson.
SCSO deputies reported that Thompson refused numerous commands to drop the weapons and continued to walk towards them, and at this time deputies fired. Thompson was taken to a local hospital, but later died of his injuries.
Members of the Solano County Major Crimes Task Force responded to the scene in order to complete an independent investigation into the police shooting, following the protocol of the Countywide Office Involved Fatal Incident Protocol. The DA for the County of Solano stated that due to the ongoing investigation no other details will be released at this time.
This is a developing story. We will update as more information becomes available.