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Milwaukee officer fatally shoots armed man

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MILWAUKEE (WKOW) – Police say a Milwaukee officer shot and killed a man armed with a knife on Wednesday after he threatened suicide.

Police were called to a residence on the city's northwest side about 8:00 p.m.

Authorities say they ordered the 45-year-old man to drop the knife, but he refused.

A 29-year-old officer with three years on the force shot and killed the man and has been assigned to desk duty.

Police say the officers were not injured.

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