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    Police-Involved Shooting in Brockton Under Investigation

    Officials say police shot a knife-wielding suspect Friday afternoon in Brockton, Massachusetts.

    (Published Friday, Oct. 19, 2018)

    Officials say police shot a knife-wielding suspect Friday afternoon in Brockton, Massachusetts.

    Officers responded shortly after 12:15 p.m. to Court Street, where a man with a knife had been reported. Two officers arrived in separate cruisers, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office.

    The suspect, a man in his 20s, allegedly advanced toward the officers, and shots were fired.

    The suspect was taken to Good Samaritan Medical Center, where he was still being treated later Friday afternoon.

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    The Enterprise reported that no officers were injured.

    The case remains under investigation.

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