Cops shoot, wound NYC man armed with 2 machetes

Cops shoot, wound NYC man armed with 2 machetes

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NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say New York Police Department officers responding to a call shot and wounded a man who approached them carrying a machete in each hand.

Officers arrived to East 46th Street in Brooklyn around 8 p.m. Saturday, after a 911 call came in about a man armed with two knives involved in a dispute.

Police say the officers saw the man coming out to the street when they arrived, and 1 of them fired at him when he confronted them.

The man was shot in the right forearm and the left hip. He was hospitalized in stable condition.

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