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Police shoot, kill man in Snyder after he allegedly held knife to baby

Published On: Nov 04 2012 09:09:29 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 05 2012 07:50:22 AM CST
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SNYDER, Texas -

Snyder police shot and killed a man Saturday morning after he allegedly held a knife to a baby.

According to Snyder Daily News, police went to the 500 block of 27th Street about 7 a.m. Saturday when they allegedly found Dale Rivera holding a knife to a baby. Snyder police reportedly attempted to negotiate a surrender by Rivera, but two hours later, he was shot when he pulled the knife.

Rivera was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The child and mother weren't harmed, the Daily News reported.