HARRISBURG, Pa.—A central Pennsylvania coroner says a man killed by police after allegedly threatening officers and others with a machete died almost instantly after he was hit in the chest by two bullets, but it will take time to determine whether he was under the influence of drugs.

Dauphin County authorities said 29-year-old Ishmael Muhammad was shot Monday after he threatened to attack a 26-year-old man and a 2-year-old girl as well officers during Monday's standoff in Harrisburg.

The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News ( http://bit.ly/WyiLct) says Coroner Graham Hetrick said Wednesday that his office is still awaiting the results of toxicology tests.

Assistant District Attorney Fran Chardo said earlier that Muhammad appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Police said they tried to negotiate for a few hours before entering the apartment.

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Information from: The Patriot-News, http://www.pennlive.com/patriotnews