Authorities in Granite City are investigating after police shot a man following an altercation. A fight started between three men Saturday afternoon at a home on the 24-hundred-block of Delmar Avenue. Witnesses say there was evidence of a stabbing.
Illinois State Police say a Granite City Police officer shot a man because he allegedly charged at officers while holding the knife. All three men involved were taken to the hospital with one left in serious condition. The Illinois State Police is investigating the incident and none of the victims, nor the officer involved, have been indentified.
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