VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities say two police officers shot and killed a man Sunday while responding to a violent domestic situation at a home in Virginia Beach.
The Virginia Beach Police Department said a 911 caller reported at 4:26 a.m. Sunday that a man armed with a knife had threatened to kill a woman.
The department said officers responded to the home and found the suspect “armed with bladed weapons,” which he refused to drop, and instead barricaded himself with the woman in a room.
Police said officers heard the woman in distress, breached the door and found the suspect restraining the victim. The officers then shot the man.