Topeka police shoot and kill knife-wielding man


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Topeka police say officers shot and killed a man who came at them with a knife.

The 44-year-old man was killed early Thursday at an apartment south of downtown Topeka. His name was not released.

Police Lt. Steve Taylor said officers went to the apartment after getting a report of an assault in progress.

Taylor says the two officers shot the man after he approached them with a knife.

The two police officers weren’t injured. They are on administrative leave pending an investigation.


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