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Louisville Man Accused Of Attacking Officer With Sword

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Louisville man is accused of attacking a police officer responding to a disturbance -- with a sword.

Kevin Smith is charged with wanton endangerment and terroristic threatening in the Wednesday morning attack.

Authorities say a Louisville Metro Police officer was responding to a call around 3 a.m. complaining about yelling inside a home on West Chestnut Street.

An officer says when he knocked on the door, Smith began yelling at him.

Smith allegedly then asked the officer if he wanted to die.and said, "I've got something for you."

The officer says Smith then opened the door and struck him with a 3-foot sword on the arm.

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