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Chicago police shoot, kill knife-wielding man

Published: Sunday, May 25, 2014 11:18 p.m. CDT

CHICAGO – Chicago police said an officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who had confronted emergency responders.

Police said officers responding to an emergency call for assistance from firefighters and paramedics shortly before 11:30 p.m. Saturday were charged at by the suspect before he was fatally wounded.

The suspect’s name was not immediately released.

None of the emergency responders or police officers was injured.

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