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Police fatally shoot man stabbing woman in Santa Monica

Police officers fatally shot a man who was stabbing a woman at a home in Santa Monica, according to authorities.

April 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police officers fatally shot a man who was stabbing a woman at a home in Santa Monica, according to authorities.

The incident happened Wednesday evening at 24th Street and Ocean Park Boulevard.

Officials said they answered a disturbance call and had to enter a residence through a window. They found a man repeatedly stabbing a woman.

Police ordered the suspect to stop. When he didn't, authorities said officers shot and killed the man, who is believed to be the victim's ex-boyfriend.

The woman was hospitalized in critical condition. She underwent surgery and is expected to survive.

No officers were hurt. The shooting remained under investigation.


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