Police Shoot and Kill Man Wielding Knife near Ferguson

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ST. LOUIS — A man attempting to rob a convenience store in St. Louis City was shot and killed by police Tuesday.

CNN affiliates in St. Louis reported the shooting.  KTVI in St. Louis reported the man tried to rob a 5-Star Market around 12:20 p.m.

When police arrived they found a man who “appeared agitated and armed with a knife.” St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said in a tweet the man yelled “kill me now” and approached the two officers.