Police kill man carrying knife in NJ's capital

July 16, 2009 5:35:31 AM PDT
Police in New Jersey's capital city say they shot and killed a man who was carrying a knife. Trenton police initially had responded to a report of a man carrying a gun on Prospect Street Wednesday night.

Capt. Joe Juniak says a chase ensued with the suspect fleeing from a house armed with a knife.

Juniak says the suspect lunged at officers and they opened fire, hitting the man.

He died at a hospital.

Him name has not been released and the incident is under investigation.

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Information from: The Times, http://www.nj.com/times

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