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SFPD officers kill person armed with 2 guns at SFO BART station: Police

A police officer wears ballistic shields at the international terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) after an incident involving an armed individual outside the entrance to the BART station in San Francisco, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022.

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San Francisco police officers fatally shot a person armed with two guns outside the BART station in the international terminal at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday morning, police say.

At around 7:30 a.m., SFPD officers responded to reports of an armed individual at the station and confronted the suspect, who continued to pose a threat despite de-escalation efforts, police said.

Officers then used non-lethal means to attempt to contain the situation, but the suspect continued to advance and officers fired shots, killing the person, police said.

First responders are seen at the international terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) after an incident involving an armed individual outside the entrance to the BART station in San Francisco, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022.

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BART service to SFO was temporarily suspended during the incident and passengers were routed around the affected area. Service has since resumed, police said.

Flight operations were not affected.

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