Deputy fatally shoots stabbing suspect at home in Azle
Published 9:10 am Tuesday, June 2, 2015
AZLE, (AP) — A North Texas sheriff’s deputy has fatally shot a man suspected of stabbing three of his relatives at a home.
The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office late Monday night answered a domestic disturbance call in Azle (AY’-zil), about 10 miles northwest of Fort Worth.
Sheriff’s spokesman Terry Grisham says the deputy arrived to find two stabbing victims outside the house. Grisham says the deputy heard another person yelling for help, went into the residence and saw the suspect attacking that third person.
Grisham says the suspect refused to drop the knife so the deputy opened fire.
The victims — two women and a man — were transported to hospitals. Their names, relationship and conditions weren’t immediately released Tuesday.
Investigators also didn’t immediately release names of the suspect or the deputy.