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Man armed with 'edged, bladed weapon' fatally shot by police near Sahara, Eastern

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024
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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man was shot and killed by police early Tuesday morning in the area of Eastern and Sahara avenues. According to officials with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the man was armed with "an edged, bladed weapon" when officers arrived on scene at approximately 12:41 a.m. "Less-lethal options were used in an attempt to disarm the male, but he charged at the officers causing them to discharge their firearms," police stated. After the shooting, medical personnel transported the man to an area hospital, where police...

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