A domestic disturbance call Saturday evening ended when officers shot a man who was seen holding a knife to a woman’s neck, according to the Adam County Sheriff's office.
The shooting and disturbance happened at an apartment complex in the 7000 block of Pecos Street around 8:20 p.m. The Adams County Sheriff’s office said once deputies arrived they noted a male at the door with a knife. The man slammed the door and police entered the apartment after they heard a woman scream.
Police said the man threatened to kill the female while holding a knife to her neck. The man was shot by police.
The female victim had a slash wound to her neck and was taken to a hospital. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two deputies have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the critical incident team, according to the sheriff's office.
This is a developing story and will be updated.