San Antonio Police shot and killed a man who lunged at them with three butcher knives, 1200 WOAI news reports.


  Police say it started when officers were called to a domestic violence report n the 6700 block of South New Braunfels on the southeast side.


  When they arrived, officers were immediately confronted by a 53 year old man.


  Detectives say the suspect was carrying three butcher knives and started yelling at the officers "are you ready to die?"


  One officer opened fire, shooting the man in the chest.


  He was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


  The police shooting team is investigating, and the officer involved has been placed on desk duty, as is standard procedure.