Police Kill Machete-Wielding Man Who Attacked Patrol Cars at Inglewood PD Headquarters

The motive for the vandalism remained under investigation.

By Brandon Lowrey
|  Sunday, May 19, 2013  |  Updated 12:45 PM PDT
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Police Kill Armed Man Vandalizing Patrol Cars

A man who was wielding a large knife or a sword was fatally shot by police Saturday night as he smashed the windows of patrol cars at the Inglewood Police Department headquarters, police said.

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Police officers fatally shot a machete-wielding man who was allegedly smashing patrol car windows in front of the Inglewood Police Department headquarters, authorities said.

The man, whose name was not released, was shot once in the torso just before 6 p.m. on Saturday. He broke windows on at least eight squad cars before the shooting, police said.

The incident was under investigation.

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