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Police: Suspect Killed After Lunging At Officers With Knife

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PHILADELPHIA -

Police shot and killed a man they say lunged at them with a knife.

Officers tell us when they got to the scene on West Courtland Street in Philadelphia's Hunting Park neighborhood suspect was over the woman, holding a knife to her throat.

Police told him to drop the knife, but instead he jumped at officers.

That's when they fired. The suspect died at the scene.

The woman had only minor cuts to her face.

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