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updated 8:34 PM UTC, Jan 27, 2015

Sparta Shooting Investigated

  • Written by Brian B
  • Published in News

10-7-13

State and local authorities continue to investigate the shooting death of a 21-year-old man by a police officer in Sparta. 

Officers were called to a home on Friday night where the man was allegedly threatening relatives with a knife.  Police did not say whether the man lived there.  The officer who shot the suspect has been put on administrative leave while the incident is investigated.  No names were immediately released.

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