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Police shoot, kill alleged sword wielder

January 25, 2010 2:30:50 PM PST
A man with a sword was shot and killed by Cook County Sheriff's police. Police were called to a domestic dispute at an apartment complex in Unincorporated Glenview Sunday night. They found 39-year-old Arturas Kolgavas barricaded inside a second-floor apartment.

When he finally came out, police say, he was armed with a large sword.

Police shot him when he came at them with the sword. Kolgavas died late Sunday night.

The Illinois State Police Public Integrity Unit is investigating the shooting


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