Baltimore police: Officers kill man threatening woman

BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s top police official says officers fatally shot a man who was holding a woman at knifepoint and threatening to stab her.

TV station WBAL reports officers were called to a residence around 10:40 Sunday morning for a report of a family disturbance.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison says there’s body camera footage of the incident.

Harrison says the officers tried to use de-escalation techniques but shot the man after he grabbed the victim by her hair and motioned as if he was going to stab her with a large knife in his hands.

The woman was not hurt.

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