RAEFORD, N.C. (WNCN) — Raeford police shot and killed a person who pulled a gun out and pointed it at them, according to Police Chief Marc Godwin.

This happened Monday night after 7 p.m. on East Sixth Avenue in Raeford.

“The assailant pointed a gun at two uniformed officers. The officers drew their weapons and fired at the assailant in self-defense,” Godwin said in a statement.

Police said the person was pronounced dead at the scene. No officers were injured.

CBS 17 incorrectly reported the location as East Sixth Street instead of East Sixth Avenue.