UPDATE 1:29 p.m.: (AP) - Police say they shot and critically injured a man armed with a knife in an incident that completely shut down traffic on State Route 99 in Manteca, a major highway in Northern California.
Manteca Police Sgt. Mike Aguilar said a 57-year-old man was walking in a lane of oncoming traffic on State Route 99 Wednesday morning, shouting suicidal comments.
Aguilar says officers first tried talking with the armed man.
He says a California Highway Patrol officer fired a stun gun, and a Manteca police officer fired a duty weapon. Witnesses described hearing three shots fired.
Aguilar says traffic in both directions was stopped for up to 30 minutes. He says the man was taken to a hospital and immediately underwent surgery. The investigation is ongoing.
ORIGINAL: An officer-involved shooting incident closed all lanes on state Route 99 in Manteca Tuesday.
Caltrans says the highway is closed from Arch Road to Route 120/Manteca Bypass.
The estimated time of reopening is at 5 p.m.
#Trafficalert San Joaquin County: With SR-99 NB closed at Yosemite/SR-120 in Manteca, vehicles can take WB SR-120 to I-5 & continue north— Caltrans District10 (@CaltransDist10) February 15, 2017