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California border inspector fatally shoots man holding knife

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal authorities say a border inspector fatally shot a man wielding a knife at a Southern California crossing.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the shooting happened early Wednesday at the Calexico West Port of Entry in Imperial County.

The agency says one of its officers opened fire when the suspect got off a bicycle and approached him while holding the knife.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He has not been identified.

The officer was not hurt.

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