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Updated Aug 6, 2013 - 7:33 am

Phoenix police fatally shoot man with machete

PHOENIX — Phoenix police said two officers shot and killed a man who
attacked and wounded the officers with a machete.

The incident happened just before midnight Monday after the officers went to an
apartment complex in southwest Phoenix in response to a domestic violence call.

Sgt. Trent Crump said 35-year-old Tobias J. Torres of Phoenix, was hiding in a bathroom in an apartment near 59th Avenue and Roosevelt Street and
attacked the officers as they checked on a woman and her four children.

The man was fatally wounded when the officers shot him.

Crump said both officers are doing well. One was cut on the arm and the other
on a hand and on his torso.

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