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Pa. woman shot by police after slashing officer

The suspect had terrorized the neighborhood in the past and had run-ins with police


Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A 23-year-old woman was critically injured when she was shot by police after allegedly slashing an officer with a knife in North Philadelphia yesterday afternoon, police said.

Neighbors said the woman, whose name was not released, allegedly had behavioral problems and had terrorized the neighborhood, breaking car windows with a baseball bat and threatening people with a knife.

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