Police: Officers shoot, wound man armed with a knife


RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) – Police say two officers shot and wounded a Kentucky man with a knife while responding to a report of an armed robbery.

Radcliff police responded to the report around 2 a.m. Thursday and found a man with a knife in the parking lot of an apartment building.

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Kentucky State Police Trooper Scotty Sharp told news outlets the man went toward two officers, who both fired at him.

The man was flown to University of Louisville Hospital and is expected to survive. Neither officer was injured.

Police did not immediately release further information.

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