Sword to a Gun Fight: Man Shot After Attacking Police Officer with a Sword

Monty-Python-The-Black-Knight-2Editor’s Note: A sword clearly wasn’t the right choice of weapon. If a criminal attacked you with a sword, would you want the right to use a gun to protect yourself?

COVINGTON, Ga. – A police officer in Covington shot a man who allegedly charged him with a sword on Wednesday.

According to the Covington Police Department, officers responded to a call of a man carrying a sword on Legion Drive around 12:35 p.m. Officers said they found a man carrying a large medieval-type sword. An officer said that the man then attacked him with the sword.

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