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Cops Shoot Suspect in 4 a.m. Machete Attack

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Police shot a man wielding a machete around 4 a.m. last night, according to ABC 7.

Police responded to a report that there was a robbery at Beverly Boulevard and Berendo Street. They found a suspect attacking another man with a machete. The suspect ignored commands to drop the machete, police said, and opened fire on him.

The suspect was seriously injured by the police, and the victim suffered serious machete wounds. Both are in the hospital.