Man Shot, Killed After Approaching Deputies with a Knife in Mariposa

MARIPOSA, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — A critical video has been released following a deadly shooting that took place last week in Mariposa.

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the First Baptist Church on Nov. 30 regarding a man trying to break in while armed with a knife.

When deputies arrived, they say they were approached by the suspect, identified as Joshua Antelope, 24, who was then shot and killed.

 According to officials, the deadly shooting remains under investigation and all deputies involved were placed on administrative leave.

by Peter Lopez/KMPH FOX26