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Posted at 4:00 PM ET, 12/26/2009

D.C. officer shoots knife-wielding man

By Washington Post Editors

The Metropolitan Police said that one of their officers shot a man wielding a knife earlier this afternoon near the intersection of 6th and Kenyon streets NW.

D.C. Police spokesman Kenny Bryson said the officer was involved in a confrontation with the unnamed man and at some point the officer fired his weapon striking the man, who was transported to local hospital with unknown injuries.

By Washington Post Editors  | December 26, 2009; 4:00 PM ET
 
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