1 dead after police shooting at Ohio city apartment complex

AP News
Posted: Apr 22, 2017 10:25 PM

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an officer shot and killed a man who confronted him with a butcher knife at an apartment complex in an Ohio city.

The shooting in Hamilton in southwestern Ohio was reported around 3 p.m. Saturday. Police Chief Craig Bucheit says the officer responded to a call at the complex and a man came at him with a knife in the parking lot.

The victim was not identified but police say he was in his 20s.

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Bucheit says the officer was alone and was not wearing a body camera. He says the officer's cruiser had a camera.

The county prosecutor will investigate the shooting.

Hamilton is about 33 miles (53 kilometers) north of Cincinnati.