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Suburban Kansas City police fatally shoot man who approached them with knife following traffic stop

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Suburban Kansas City police shot and killed a man they say came at two officers with a knife after a traffic stop.

Police in Olathe, Kansas, pulled over a car just before 6 p.m. Saturday, Sgt. Joel Yeldell said in a news release. During the stop, a separate vehicle pulled up. That driver emerged with a knife and moved toward the officers, who both shot him.

The 58-year-old man died at the scene. His name has not been released. The officers were not hurt.

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Olathe police fatally shot a man who approached them with a knife following a traffic stop.

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A multi-agency team formed to examine police shootings in the Kansas City area is investigating. The officers are on administrative leave pending the outcome.

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