North Bergen man fatally shot by police

September 1, 2012 8:10:26 PM PDT
A man in New Jersey was shot and killed by police on Saturday morning after officers say he lunged at them with a knife.

Police in North Bergen responded after getting a call that the man was stabbing himself and threatening others.

Officers tried to subdue the 47-year-old with pepper spray, but he wouldn't drop the knife.

Cops say when he lunged at them, they opened fire, shooting him in the chest.

He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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