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Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man who walked towards them with a machete Monday morning, authorities said.
Deputies responded to a call shortly after 6:30 a.m. about a man with a machete attempting to assault employees of a business in the unincorporated area of Florence, authorities said.
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Arriving deputies were told that the man had walked down the street. They found a 40-year-old man sitting in a pickup truck, according to a statement from the sheriff’s department.
Los Angeles County deputies fatally shot a man armed with a machete in Los Angeles, California on September 29, 2022.
The man punched and kicked two deputies who contacted him before grabbing a machete and swinging it as he walked towards them. Deputies used less lethal weapons on the man, but he continued to advance and was eventually shot and killed at the scene, the sheriff’s department said.
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His name was not immediately released.
The deputies who were punched and kicked were slightly injured.
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