Armed man with mental illness shot, killed by Kenner police
KENNER - Police in a New Orleans suburb say officers fatally shot a man who was armed with two knives as he exited a house and advanced on them following a standoff that lasted more than four hours.
Kenner police say in a news release that 25-year-old Armond Brown died after he was shot Monday afternoon, shortly after 4 p.m.
Police said they were called to the house at 11:37 a.m.
The police statement said officers were called after Brown prevented his brother from entering the house. It said Brown had a history of mental illness and had not been taking prescribed medications.
The identities of the officers and the races of all involved have not been released.
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