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Man with meat cleaver attacks officer, gets shot

5 years 9 months 1 week ago Friday, September 16 2016 Sep 16, 2016 September 16, 2016 7:07 AM September 16, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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.

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