Sheriff’s Deputy Kills Man Armed With Switchblade

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Oakland County authorities say a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 38-year-old man who was approaching her and another officer with an open switchblade.

The sheriff’s department says deputies got a call Sunday of an “unstable subject armed with a knife.”

It says two deputies were inside a house and two were outside when the man emerged in the garage and challenged the deputies.

The department says he refused orders to drop the knife, and one deputy fatally shot him.

The home is in Independence Township, northwest of Pontiac.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Christmas Light Displays
Best Holiday Drink Ideas

Watch & Listen