Sheriff: Deputies shoot, kill suspect armed with hatchet in Stanislaus County

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Two deputies were hurt and a suspect was shot and killed by deputies in Stanislaus County early Sunday morning, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies responded to the 800 block of Business Park Drive around 4:57 a.m. for reports of a silent burglary alarm, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said.

When they arrived, deputies contacted a man in his 40s who was armed with a hatchet outside of the business.

The shooting happened while deputies tried to take the man into custody. Two of the deputies were hurt and the man was shot in the struggle, officials said.

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