Michigan officers shoot man who came at them with knife

PAW PAW (AP) — Police in southwestern Michigan shot and wounded a man who came at them with a knife, authorities said.

Officers were called around 9:30 p.m. Thursday on a report of a man cutting himself in the driveway of a house in Paw Paw Township, the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office said.

Before officers arrived at the scene, the suspect ran away, WOOD-TV reported. He was later found by a sheriff’s deputy and a Paw Paw police officer. The two officers shot the suspect when he went towards them armed with a knife, the sheriff’s office said.


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