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Man carrying ax shot by police at a Brinkley bank

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BRINKLEY (KATV) - A man carrying an ax showed up at a bank Friday afternoon and was subsequently taken down by police.

According to Brinkley Police, the man had threatened the Bank of Brinkley on 1405 N. Main earlier in the day, then returned with an ax. Police tased the suspect but were unable to take him down. That is when a Brinkley officer shot the man, who then ran into the bank before police were able to arrest him.

Police say the man was taken to a Little Rock hospital with non life-threatening injuries.