The man fatally shot by Redwood City police outside of the Wells Fargo Bank at 1900 Broadway on Saturday has been identified as 31-year-old Marco Antonio Carlos.
Police received a 911 call at 2:25 p.m. that Carlos, a transient known to police, was pacing back and forth near the bank’s ATMs, police said. Multiple officers trained in de-escalation and crisis intervention responded. Despite attempts to appeal to Carlos, he was not responsive and, “without warning,” he “took a combative stance, raised his gun, and fired an unspecified number of shots in the direction of the officers,” police said.
Multiple officers opened fire, fatally shooting Carlos. Per protocol, all involved officers have been placed on paid administrative leave and the incident is being investigated by the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
According to interim police chief Gary Kirby, officers have known Carlos since he was eight year old. ABC7 News reports that he has “an extensive criminal past.”