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Man With Weapon Fatally Shot By KCPD Officer

A Kansas City police offer fatally shot a man late Wednesday after the man allegedly threatened the officer with a sword-like object. He died at the scene.

KCPD responded to an outside disturbance shortly before midnight on the 4200 block of 57th Terrace in Kansas City, North.

The Kansas City Star reports the man did not respond to officer's commands and became confrontational.

KCPD processed the scene during the overnight hours and cleared the street for traffic by 6 a.m. Thursday.

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