North Carolina officer shoots, kills suspect during struggle
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say a Greenville officer responding to a report of a break-in shot and killed a suspect during a struggle.
News outlets report a resident called 911 and said they heard a loud crash at their home early Tuesday morning.
Greenville Police officers say they arrived and found the suspect in the street, who then reportedly ignored officers’ commands and a struggle ensued. An unidentified officer fired his weapon and the suspect died from a gunshot wound.
Outlets say the officer was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Under department policy, the state authorities will investigate the shooting.