Tarboro officer shoots, kills suspect

TARBORO, N.C.

According to the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office, an officer responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence near the Hwy 64 Bypass and Hwy 33 near Tarboro.

When the deputy exited his patrol car, a male armed with a knife, reportedly approached the officer.

The officer shot the suspect, killing him.

The SBI is investigating the incident and a part of standard procedure in a officer involved shooting.

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