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Cop shoots, wounds knife-wielding man

May 4, 2009 11:51:05 AM PDT
A man is recovering in the hospital on Monday after being shot by a Los Angeles police officer in his Highland Park home.LAPD northeast division officers responded to a call of unknown trouble at the home along Avenue 66, near Ruby Street at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police said officers entered the home and encountered the man with a large knife.

One officer fired a number of shots, wounding the man. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

His identity has not been released.

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