OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha police say they shot a man dressed as a pirate who menaced them with a sword.
A police news release says officers encountered 38-year-old Jonathan Martis at a home in southeast Omaha where they had been dispatched to investigate a disturbance Thursday evening.
The officers told Martis to drop the sword but he refused.
Police say an officer fired at Martis with a stun gun but it appeared to have no effect.
Martis approached the officers, still holding the sword, so an officer opened fire and shot him.
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Omaha television station KETV says Martis is in stable condition at Creighton University Medical Center.