HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies have killed a man they say charged at them with a hatchet.
The Riverside Press-Enterprise says deputies were sent to a home in Highland Wednesday morning by a report of two men fighting outside.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Cindy Bachman says deputies found a severely injured man and another holding a hatchet. Bachman says the man with the hatchet was shot when he raised it and charged at deputies.
He died at a hospital. His name wasn't immediately released.
The other man was treated for what are termed significant injuries.
There's no word on what sparked the fight.
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