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Deputy shoots, kills knife-wielding suspect in California

January 6, 2019

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man wielding a knife has been shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy in Southern California.

Riverside County officials say the armed suspect confronted the deputy late Saturday in a residential neighborhood.

A sheriff’s press release says the deputy opened fire when the man advanced with the knife. The suspect died at the scene.

Additional details were unavailable Sunday.

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