Brooklyn Park security guard shoots, kills man attempting to stab woman

A 62-year-old man attempting to stab a woman was shot and killed by a security guard outside a Brooklyn Park apartment complex, according to police.

Police say the security guard, who is licensed and was on duty working for Huntington Place Apartments at the time of the incident, saw the man trying to stab the woman around 11:40 p.m. Monday on the 5800 block of 73rd Avenue North. He ordered the man to drop the knife and after the man didn't comply, the security guard fired his weapon. 

EMTs arrived and attempted life-saving measures before taking the 62-year-old to the hospital where he later died. 

At this time, it is unclear if the woman, had a domestic relationship with the 62-year-old, was injured. 

Police say the incident is still being investigated and that the security guard is cooperating with the investigation.