Man points gun at passing cars in Central Fresno

FRESNO, Calif.

Police got several calls Sunday night of a man with a gun on Shields near Del Mar.

Officers say they saw the man with a gun, and blocked off surrounding streets for safety.

Police were able to get the gun from the man.

They say he then pulled out a knife and asked officers to shoot him.

Officers tasered the man and took him into custody.

He was taken to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.

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