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Knife-wielding man shot & killed by deputy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A knife-wielding man who made threats and refused to drop his weapon was shot late Thursday when he lunged toward a deputy outside a South Florida strip mall. Broward Sheriff Greg Tony told news outlets the 26-year-old man later died at a hospital, The Associated Press reports. According to the sheriff, the man was carrying a knife when he went into a Ross department store after 9 p.m. on Thursday. Multiple callers to 911 told dispatchers the man, who had been pacing back and forth inside the store had cut himself with the knife. A deputy arrived and the man left...

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