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St. Louis Cops Kill Knife-Wielding Man

Posted August 19th, 2014 @ 4:05pm

Posted Tuesday, August 19th 2014 @ 3pm  by John Johnson

(NEWSER) – Exactly what authorities looking to calm tensions in Ferguson, Mo., didn't want to happen: Two St. Louis police officers shot and killed a man wielding a knife this afternoon, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Details are still sketchy, but police say the man brandished a knife inside a convenience store and was followed outside by an employee. 

When the two officers arrived at the scene, they say the man refused their orders to drop the knife and threatened them with it.

Read the original story at Newser

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