LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) — Police in Livermore shot and killed an armed suspect who started a fire inside a house Wednesday night, according to police.
Residents at Sun Valley Mobile Estates in Livermore say this place is normally quiet. However, last night, was not normal. Livermore police officers opened fire just before 11 p.m.
A man described by neighbors as a longtime resident and postal employee was dead. Before the shots there was a standoff. Police were called about two hours earlier.
“Apparently the subject was challenging people to fight. The first officer to arrive on the scene found the subject and he was armed with a rifle,” said Livermore Police Lt. John Hurd.
note: Postal Worker was a 30-year City carrier