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Sources: NYPD Officer Injured by Axe-Wielding Man in Queens

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Police are investigating after an officer was allegedly attacked by a man with an axe in Queens this afternoon, sources tell NY1.

The incident took place around 2 p.m. near Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street.

Sources say police shot and killed the alleged attacker.

The severity of the officer's injuries were not immediately known but sources say he is expected to survive.

NY1 has a crew headed to the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.

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