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Las Vegas police: Armed man fatally shot after rushing officers

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024
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An armed man was fatally shot early today after charging at officers responding to a call of a suicidal person, according to Metro Police. Emergency dispatchers received a report about 12:40 a.m. of a suicidal person in the 2500 block of Eastern Avenue, police said. Officers found a man armed with an edged, bladed weapon, police said. They tried nonlethal methods to disarm the man, but he charged at them, prompting two officers to fire their guns, police said. Medics took the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced...

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