Knife-wielding man shot after charging at officers during domestic disturbance call

Knife-wielding man shot after charging at officers during domestic disturbance call

STANLY COUNTY, N.C. — A man armed with a knife was shot Monday afternoon after deputies said he charged at officers responding to a domestic disturbance call in Stanly County.

According to deputies, the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Norwood Police Department responded to a domestic disturbance call around 1:15 p.m. at a home on U.S. Highway 52.

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When they got there, officers said they found a man armed with a knife who challenged them.

Deputies said after refusing numerous commands to drop the knife, the man charged at officers and one of them fired two rounds, hitting the man in his arm.

The officers immediately rendered first aid to the man and he was taken to Carolina’s Medical Center with injuries. He’s expected to be OK.

No names have been released.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back with wsoctv.com for updates.

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