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Indiana police: Person fatally shot after attacking officers

SOUTH HAVEN, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff's officer fatally shot a person who allegedly attacked a family member and officers at a northwestern Indiana home.

State police say the Porter County sheriff's office responded Wednesday evening in South Haven following a call to assist EMS with person was reported to be suicidal.

Police say two officers arrived and tried to get the person to answer the door before a third officer arrived and saw a bloody person inside through a window. The officers forced their way into the home and used a stun gun to subdue the person, described by police as a male.

Police say he lunged at an officer with a knife while being handcuffed and one of the officers shot him. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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