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Man in stable condition at hospital
Plymouth police said they were forced to shoot a man Thursday evening after he charged at them with a knife.
Officers said they were called to the downtown area of Plymouth around 5:45 p.m. after getting a call from the man, who was making suicidal threats.
They said they found him in the downtown area, and when they approached him, he charged at them with the knife.
One of the responding officers opened fire and shot the unidentified man in the torso.
He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth and is listed in stable condition.
He was arrested and charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon.