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The home in Hearne, Texas, where a police officer fatally shot a 93-year-old woman on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Troopers’ injuries not life-threatening

Vermont State Police

LEICESTER, Vt. — Vermont authorities say one person has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two state troopers and a man in Leicester.

State police say a woman called 911 around 3 a.m. Sunday saying a man had been shot at her home on Lake Dunmore Road. The victim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Troopers investigating the shooting were led to a suspect who lives on the same road. The suspect fired at the officers, and two sustained non-life-threatening wounds.

The suspect was taken into custody around 6 a.m.

Authorities have not released any information about the suspect or victims. Further information is expected Sunday afternoon.

Suspect allegedly lunged at officers with knives 

BOSTON — A Boston police officer shot and killed a man who lunged at officers with knives on Saturday, officials said.

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Police were responding to a report of domestic violence between a boyfriend and girlfriend at 77 Lenox Street in the South End, Boston police said.

Arriving officers said the woman had “visible facial injuries.”

When the officers attempted to place the man under arrest, he “armed himself with multiple knives and lunged at the officers,” police said.  One officer fired, killing the man.

The man, who was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center, has not been identified. The officer who shot the suspect was not injured but taken to a hospital, as required by Boston police policy.


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