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Officer shoots man who charged him armed with a knife

Posted at 1:55 PM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-21 13:55:08-05

FORT MYERS, Fl — A Fort Myers Police Officer shot and wounded a man who charged him with a knife while serving a Federal arrest warrant on Central Avenue in Fort Myers Friday night.

In the process of serving a Federal warrant, the man charged the officer with a knife. The officer then discharged his firearm. The man was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital for treatment of his sustained wounds.