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Philadelphia Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man In Juniata Park

Philadelphia police-involved shooting on August 27th, 2012.

Philadelphia police-involved shooting on August 27th, 2012.

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By Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police shot and killed a man who was wielding a knife in the city’s Juniata Park section, overnight.

Just after midnight, Philadelphia Police were called to D and Wyoming Streets, where two men were arguing, one of whom had a knife.

When police arrived, the knife-wielding man turned and threatened an officer, who then shot and killed him.

Police aren’t releasing any other details at this time.

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