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May 15, 2014

Police on scene of shooting, stabbing in Salisbury

SALISBURY — Police officers from Salisbury and all surrounding communities are on the scene of a reported stabbing and shooting incident on Salisbury Beach.

According to police, Chief Thomas Fowler, Sgt. Robert Roy, and Officer Michael Alder were called to the scene of an incident at 150 Cable Avenue where a man had attacked two others with a machete. On the way to the scene, the police SUV was involved in a collision with a vehicle containing the suspect. The suspect approached the officers, carrying the machete. When they ordered him to stop and put down his weapon, he continued to come at them, and was shot and killed by police.

All three officers were removed of their weapons, and Fowler and Alder were taken to Anna Jaques for evaluation, which is standard operating procedures in such cases, according to police.

This story will be updated.



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