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Man with knife suspected of stabbing 2 people at training center is fatally shot by police

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Police in northern Virginia fatally shot a man with a knife suspected of stabbing two people inside a training center for electrical workers. Prince William County police say officers responding to a report of the stabbing in Manassas on Tuesday encountered a man with a knife near the center’s entrance. Police Chief Peter Newsham says it was a violent situation and they had to use lethal force. The stabbing victims were taken to area hospitals, where police say a 23-year-old man from Manassas died and a 23-year-old man Fairfax was in critical condition. Newsham says a regional critical incident response team will lead the investigation into the shooting.

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