A domestic violence suspect was shot and killed by a police
officer in Dublin Sunday evening after allegedly attacking an officer with a
baseball bat, a police lieutenant said.
Officers responded around 6:15 p.m. to the reported domestic
disturbance call at a home in the 7000 block of Dublin Meadows Street where
they were met by a man armed with a baseball bat at the front door, Dublin
police Lt. Herb Walters said.
He said the man immediately attacked one of the officers with the
"The officer felt his life was in immediate danger and fired
several rounds at the suspect," Walters said.
Medical personnel responded to the scene but were unable to revive
the man, who died from his injuries.
Police said an investigation into the officer-involved shooting is
Walters did not say whether the officer involved in the shooting
has been placed on leave.