UPDATED 1:30 p.m.

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A man with two knives in the Center for Advanced Medicine on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital campus was shot and killed by two security guards.

Police say a 46-year-old patient was armed with two pocket knives and flourished them at the security guards. The guards in return fired several gunshots, striking him.

The man has been pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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