BROCKTON (CBS) — A man who was shot by Brockton Police Friday as he was “brandishing a knife” while approaching the officers has died, the Plymouth District Attorney’s Office announced Sunday. He has been identified as Christopher Calabro, 25, of Brockton.

According to the D.A., police responded to a report of a man with a knife on Court Street around 12:15 p.m. Friday. “Two Brockton Police officers responded in separate cruisers. The initial investigation indicates that the male who was shot was brandishing a knife at the Brockton Police officers and shots were fired.”

Investigators on Court Street. (WBZ-TV)

Calabro was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton before he was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was pronounced dead in Boston around 8:15 Friday night.

Neither of the police officers were injured. State Police and the District Attorney will investigate the shooting.


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