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Torrey Pines Park Ranger Shoots Man Allegedly Carrying Knife, Machete

A park ranger shot a man who allegedly came at him today with a knife and a machete in his hands on a trail at Torrey Pines State Reserve, authorities said.

The officer-involved shooting off the 12200 block of Torrey Pines Park Road was reported about 2:15 p.m., according to San Diego police.

Medics took the wounded man to a hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his torso, SDPD Capt. Terry McManus told reporters.


The man's condition and identity were being withheld.

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