Sword-wielding man shot by authorities

February 14, 2008 9:07:30 AM PST
Officers shot a man they say was running at them with a sword and a knife.It happened just before midnight at a home on Honeybee Street in Porter. Investigators say a sheriff's deputy and a Precinct 4 constable responded to a 'suicide in progress' call at that house. When they arrived, a man ran out the door, charging at them with his sword and knife. Officers shot him multiple times.

The man was taken by medical helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where he's in critical condition.

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