NEW YORK — New York City police say an officer has fatally shot a man who refused to drop a large knife.

WABC reports that officers with a warrant to search for guns and drugs entered a Bronx apartment at around 4:15 a.m. Tuesday.

They were confronted by a man with the machete-type knife. The man refused an order to drop the weapon and continued to approach.

He was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at a hospital.

Information from: WABC-TV,

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