Police: Cop shoots, wounds man to end hostage situation on Redwood Avenue in Wayne

A police officer was forced to shoot a man to end a hostage situation in Wayne. Police say a man barricaded himself inside a home on Redwood Avenue just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning. When authorities

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May 25, 2014, 2:05 AM

Updated 3,652 days ago

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Police: Cop shoots, wounds man to end hostage situation on Redwood Avenue in Wayne
A police officer was forced to shoot a man to end a hostage situation in Wayne.
Police say a man barricaded himself inside a home on Redwood Avenue just before 1 a.m. Saturday morning.
When authorities arrived, they say a 27-year-old man was holding a 60-year-old woman in a chokehold while holding a large butcher knife.
Officials say the standoff lasted for hours before they were forced to shoot and wound the man.


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