by The Associated Press
Thursday, May 20, 2010
PETERSBURG, Alaska -- A man wielding a sword was shot and killed by police in Petersburg, according to a witness at the scene.
The Alaska Bureau of Investigation is investigating the Thursday shooting. Alaska State Troopers confirmed the man's death but released little other information.
However, a neighbor who witnessed the shooting told the Petersburg Pilot the man charged two officers on a street in a trailer court.