Man armed with knife shot dead by Denver police
April 14, 2010
DENVER (AP) – Police say an officer shot and killed a man who was armed with a meat cleaver and threatened officers.
Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson says the shooting happened early Wednesday after officers responded to a report of a family disturbance. Jackson says the man armed with the meat cleaver confronted officers.
Jackson says one officer fired a non-lethal rubber ball to stop the man but he kept heading toward officers. One officer fired a lethal round. Names have not been released.