Police say officer shot armed man who’d issued threat

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)  – Kansas City police say an officer fatally shot an armed man who’d issued threats.

Officer Darin Snapp says officers were sent to a residence around 10:20 p.m. Monday on a report that a man with a handgun was threatening to harm himself. Snapp says the man threatened them while they were talking to him, causing one officer to fire.

The man was pronounced dead later at a hospital. No officers were injured.

The man’s name and other details haven’t been released.

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