DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit police officer shot and killed a man during a domestic violence stabbing early Sunday morning.
Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad said the officer did what needed to be done when the officer fatally shot the man who was armed with a knife and attacking his girlfriend in a Dearborn apartment.
The 39-year-old woman called 911 repeatedly around 6:22 a.m. saying she was being assaulted by her boyfriend, The Detroit News reported.
Responding officers could hear the woman yelling for help inside the apartment. Officers forced their way inside and found the 43-year-old man attacking the woman inside a bathroom.
The man was shot multiple times and died from the wounds, Haddad said.
The woman was critically injured with stab wounds to her face, head and throat area, but was in stable condition, Haddad said.