CLOVIS, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A man armed with a rifle in a Clovis Walmart parking lot was shot and killed by officers early Sunday morning, according to Clovis Police.

Officers received a report sometime before 1:37 am. of a man holding a rifle near a vehicle in the middle of the parking lot of a Walmart located on 1185 Herndon Ave., just east of Clovis Avenue, said Lt. Jim Munro. Arriving officers confirmed the man was armed with a weapon that resembled a rifle.

Officers confronted the man and gunfire later ensued.

The suspect, described as a white man in his mid-20s, was struck by officers and given aid at the scene, Munro said. He was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Fresno County Coroner’s Office later identified the man as Nikolas Frazier, 26, of Clovis.

Authorities spent the morning investigating what happened. It was the first officer-involved shooting in the city since July 2016.

No officers were injured in the shooting.