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Deputy shoots man armed with gun, sword

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PADUCAH, KY (WAVE) – Police shot a 50-year-old man who had a handgun and a sword in western Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police said the McCracken County deputy was called to a home Saturday night on a possible suicidal person. When the deputy arrived, he saw the suspect armed. He ordered the man to drop his weapons.

The deputy shot the man twice in the upper torso. He is listed in serious condition as the hospital. The suspect is charged with assaulting a police officer.

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