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Calif. officer shoots man wielding large knives



By Greg Welter
Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO, Calif. — A Chico police officer shot a man shortly before midnight Sunday, when the suspect refused to drop a pair of large knives and kept walking toward him in the 2700 block of Eaton Road.

Suspect Dwayne Cowart, 31, suffered a non-life-threatening wound to the lower torso. The name of the officer wasn't released Monday.

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