Albert Duane Denton (5951)

4/7/2011: Shot after lunging at officers with axe. Denton's wife had asked that he not be allowed to pick up his children from day care that day. He threatened the day care owner with an ax and she called the police. He left the scene. Police arrived and Denton returned. He allegedly ran at the officers with an axe and was shot. Family had reportedly phoned the police several times in the preceding days claiming he was suicidal.

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