Driver Shot and Killed After Crashing into Chinese Consulate in San Francisco

Driver Shot and Killed After Crashing into Chinese Consulate in San Francisco

San Francisco police have reported that they shot and killed a driver who crashed into the Chinese consulate. Official details regarding the incident remain incomplete, and the identity of the motorist and the cause of the crash are still unknown. No other injuries were reported in the incident. Despite life-saving efforts, the suspect was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

San Francisco Police Department spokesperson Sgt Kathryn Winters stated that the number of people inside the visa office at the time of the collision is currently unknown. Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered the vehicle had come to a stop inside the lobby of the Chinese consulate. An officer-involved shooting occurred after officers made contact with the suspect. The suspect was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The investigation is ongoing, and the police are working in coordination with the US State Department.

Following the incident, a heavy police presence was observed in the area, and the public was advised to avoid it. Television footage showed a Honda sedan crashed into the visa office, with the area in front of the building cordoned off. The Chinese consulate issued a separate statement, condemning the violent attack and expressing the intention to pursue responsibility for the incident due to the serious threat posed to the safety of staff and people present, as well as the damage caused to the consulate’s facilities and property.

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