Ark. officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man


By Ginny Laroe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

PIKE COUNTY, Ark. — A Pike County sheriff 's deputy shot and killed a knifewielding man while checking on the man at his home, authorities said.

The deputy and a state Department of Human Services worker went to the home of the farmworker after his boss reported that he had become ill and wouldn't seek medical attention, authorities said.

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