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Iowa police shoot man armed with knife

Posted on: 11:01 am, May 15, 2013, by

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Waterloo, Iowa Police shot a man who allegedly threatened officers with a knife.

Police were sent to investigate a report of a man armed with a knife at an intersection in downtown Waterloo just after 1 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

Police said they found the man and that he threatened officers with the knife.

One of the officers shot the man.

The man was taken to a hospital where he had surgery.  His injuries were considered non-life-threatening.

The officer involved was taken off patrol and put on light duty pending the outcome of an investigation into the incident.