GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro police responded to a call of an armed person at Aberdeen Townhomes on Hewitt Street Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, the call came in at 4:29 and preliminary reports indicated a dispute between family members.
Upon arrival, Officer T.J. Bloch observed a woman threatening another woman with a knife.
Police say Bloch commanded the woman to drop the knife. She advanced toward Bloch with the knife, which resulted in him drawing and discharging his firearm. The woman was struck.
The woman was identified as 47-year-old Chieu-di Thi Vo.
Bloch requested EMS and began performing first aid on her. She was transported to Moses Cone Hospital. She is in serious but stable condition.
Bloch was not injured during the incident.
An investigation is ongoing.