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Police kill man threatened officer with knife in New Orleans - Comments

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly threatened an officer with a knife, marking the first shooting involving an officer since the city reopened after Hurricane Katrina. Officers on Sunday repeatedly asked the man to drop the knife and used pepper spray to try to subdue him, but he was still able to walk toward an officer and threaten him, authorities said. Police spokesman David Adams said he did not know how many officers fired shots or how many shots were fired. Witnesses said a half dozen or more shots were fired

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