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Knife-wielding man killed by El Monte police

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) — El Monte police have shot and killed a man they say was armed with a knife.

It happened at about 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Authorities say a 911 call from a screaming woman sent officers to Cortada Street, where they were met by a man with a knife, leading to the shooting.

Details of what led up to the shooting weren’t immediately released.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn’t been released.

The Associated Press

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