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Posted at 05:50 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Man shot after allegedly lunging at police with a knife

A man is in the hospital this morning following a police-involved shooting in Northwest Washington.

Around 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a domestic call at a home in the 6400 block of 13th Street NW. Authorities said that when officers arrived, a man at the home lunged at one of the officers with a knife.

The officer who allegedly was attacked then shot the man in the face, police said.

The officer sustained minor injuries, and the suspect was transported to a local hospital, where he is in stable condition, according to police.

By  |  05:50 AM ET, 02/06/2013


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