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Police shoot, kill man allegedly attacking woman with knife in west Las Vegas

Posted at 5:35 AM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 08:41:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man is dead after a shooting involving police in west Las Vegas overnight.

Officers were called to the area of Sahara Avenue and Town Center Drive just after 9 p.m. on Sunday for a domestic dispute.

When they arrived they heard a woman screaming. Authorities say one officer saw a man attacking a woman with a knife through a screen door.

That's when an officer shot and killed the man, police say.

The woman was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.

If you or someone you know needs help from domestic violence, the National Domestic Violence Hotline is available 24/7 at 1-800-799-7233. You can also chat on their website, thehotline.org.

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