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City of Allentown

ALLENTOWN POLICE SHOOT MAN WITH MACHETE IN CENTER CITY

February 21, 2013 at 3:59pm

ALLENTOWN POLICE SHOOT MAN WITH MACHETE IN CENTER CITY

Allentown, Pa. - Around 11:30AM, police responded to a complaint of a man walking with a machete in the area of Oak and Peach Streets. When police arrived and approached the individual, an altercation erupted and the two police officers shot the individual.

The male was rushed to a local trauma center in critical condition and later died of his injuries. The crime is taped off with crime scene tape while the police and Lehigh County District Attorney's office investigate the shooting.

Photos provided by our correspondent Mike Nester of NVP. You can see more of his photographs here.

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