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Police involved shooting in Brooklyn

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A man carrying two machetes was shot by officers on a street in Brooklyn Saturday night.

Authorities say officers responded to a call of a man carrying two knives at 157 East 46th Street around 8:00 p.m. in East Flatbush. Two officers saw 49-year-old Rene Loney coming out of the house with two machetes, one in each hand.

According to police, Loney confronted the officers and one of the officers shot him in the right forearm and left hip.

He was taken to Kings County Hospital where he is in stable condition. The officers were taken to Methodist Hospital for Tinnitus.

Loney has been charged with Menacing Police Officer and Criminal possession of a Weapon.

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