Stabbing suspect killed in Durham officer-involved shooting
DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- Durham police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened Saturday morning on Park Avenue.
Officers were dispatched to a stabbing call in the 700 block of Park Avenue at 8:41 a.m. When they arrived, they found a male who had been cut on the face and was bleeding heavily.
Officers saw a male with a knife in the 800 block of Park Avenue and approached him. Officers confronted the male, who refused to drop the knife, and the male was shot during the confrontation, according to a preliminary investigation. The male was pronounced dead at the scene.
The stabbing victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The shooting is being investigated by the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation and the Durham Police Department's Professional Standards Division and Criminal Investigations Division, which is standard procedure in any officer-involved shooting.
No further information is available at this time.
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