Man With Knife Shot, Killed by Deputies in Pompano Beach: BSO

Detectives are investigating a deadly police-involved shooting Friday night in Pompano Beach. The incident comes following another police-involved shooting in North Miami Friday.

Broward Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 10 p.m., involving a man armed with a knife at the 300 block of northwest 14th Street in Pompano Beach.

According to BSO, when deputies arrived, someone in the house directed them to the backyard where they encountered a man with a knife. Both deputies fired their weapons.

Family says deputies fatally shot 56-year-old Gregory Frazier. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue pronounced the Frazier dead at the scene.

"Words cannot explain how I feel because I feel like had I not called the cops he would still be here," said Deborah Frazier, sister. "I don't think it was fair, he only had a knife and I don't believe they should have shot and killed him."

Frazier's sister says she called police because they were having a fight, but says when deputies arrived Frazier was sitting outside of the home with a pocket knife in his hand.

"All of a sudden I here them say get down, get down and all of this happened in less than two minutes he was dead," Frazier said.

BSO says per policy, they were placed on administrative leave.

"They would have tried to constrain him or talk to him he would have still been alive," Frazier said.

Anyone who has information that will assist detectives with their investigation or may have witnessed the shooting is encouraged to contact authorities at 954-321-4210.

The investigation ongoing. No other injuries were reported.

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