Police: Man with meat cleaver attacks officer, gets shot

Police chased a man waving a meat cleaver through midtown Manhattan Thursday, then shot him on a crowded street after he hacked the face of

Police chased a man wielding a meat cleaver

Police chased a man wielding a meat cleaver through midtown Manhattan Thursday, then shot him on a crowded street after he hacked the face of an off-duty police detective who tried to tackle him, authorities said.

(AP) -- Police chased a man wielding a meat cleaver through midtown Manhattan Thursday, then shot him on a crowded street after he hacked the face of an off-duty police detective who tried to tackle him, authorities said.

The man with the knife was shot at least twice and was hospitalized in critical but stable condition, police said. The detective, who had been heading home in street clothes...

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