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North Carolina police kill man, find woman dead in home

(WTVD)

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A domestic violence call in Fayetteville on Wednesday night ended with two people dead, according to WTVD.

Shortly before 10 p.m., Fayetteville police officers went to a residence in the 800 block of Bedrock Drive after a child called 911 to say his mother had been stabbed by her boyfriend.

Interim Police Chief Anthony Kelly said at an early morning news conference that police shot and killed a man in the home and found a woman dead on the floor.

Kelly said officers entered the house and found a man standing over a woman lying in a pool of blood.

He said officers gave the man several commands to drop a knife. When he refused, officers tried to use a Taser on him and then to handcuff him.

Those efforts failed to restrain the man, and when he lunged at officers with the knife, they opened fire, fatally wounding the man.