Anthony Guglielmi, the police department's chief spokesman, said officers were called about 10 p.m. for a report of a "family disturbance" at a home in the unit block of S. Morley St. in the Saint Joseph's neighborhood. Officers encountered the man in an upstairs bedroom, where he refused orders to drop a knife and was shot multiple times, Guglielmi said.
schizophrenia. She was not home at the time of the incident and didn't second-guess police, but said her brother, who works construction jobs and lives with their parents, isn't prone to violence. "He's always pretty pleasant," Charlene Owens said.
Guglielmi said homicide detectives, who investigate all police-involved shootings, and internal affairs were investigating the case. Per department policy, the officer involved in the shooting will not be identified for 48 hours.