Man with meat cleaver attacks officer, gets shot
NEW YORK - A man in New York City is in critical condition with gunshot wounds after getting into a confrontation with police.
Police say officers confronted 32-year-old Akram Joudeh Thursday, when they saw him trying to remove a boot from the wheel of a car he apparently was living in.
Police say after a brief chase, Joudeh hacked an off-duty detective's face with an 11-inch meat cleaver.
Police shot and wounded Joudeh.
The detective was treated for his injuries.