07/14/2010

Cop fatally shoots sword-wielding man

Suspect advanced 'aggressively' on officers with a 4-foot-long Japanese-style blade

By Rene Romo
Albuquerque Journal

LAS CRUCES — A police officer Tuesday morning fatally shot a 23-year-old man who, wielding a 4-foot-long Japanese-style sword, advanced on officers outside an apartment complex, said Police Chief Richard Williams.

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