One man is dead and an Edgecombe County deputy is in stable condition following a domestic incident Thursday afternoon at a residence in the 4300 block of McNair Road.
According to reports, Edgecombe County deputies responded to an emergency call at about 2 p.m. that a man was chasing a woman with a knife.
The situation escalated after deputies arrived and the man charged them with the pocket knife. He was able to stab one deputy in the back before another deputy shot him.
The State Bureau of Investigation was called in to conduct the investigation and Sheriff Clee Atkinson will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. Friday to discuss the incident.