Officers shoot, kill man armed with butcher knife during domestic violence call


LOUISVILLE, Colo. — Officers with the Louisville Police Department shot and killed a 57-year-old man they say was armed with a butcher knife and advancing toward them during a domestic violence incident Sunday morning. No officers were injured.

The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. inside a home in the 300 block of East Street. Police said officers responded to the address on a domestic violence report and were allowed inside by the female resident who called for assistance.

While inside the home, officers made contact with a bloodied man who police said was armed with a large butcher knife and walking toward them in a threatening manner. In response to the threat, three officers opened fire and shot and killed the 57-year-old man, according to a news release from the department.



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