SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A driver who crashed a car into the Chinese Consulate building in San Francisco Monday afternoon has been shot and killed, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. The San Francisco Police Department confirmed that an officer was involved in the shooting.
Police responded to the scene at Geary Boulevard and Laguna Street at 3:09 p.m. after hearing that a car crashed into a building. The responding officer shot the suspect, who died at the hospital.
Police did not provide additional information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
Geary Boulevard is closed and drivers are being told to expect traffic delays or consider alternate routes. The San Francisco Police Department is investigating the incident.
“The SFPD and officials from the US State Department are working with the Chinese consulate,” SFPD said.
Earlier on Monday, police activity was reported near USF. It is not known if the two incidents are related.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.