Police Kill a Man Who Was Stabbing a Woman

By: Jeff Proctor Email
By: Jeff Proctor Email

Jackson police shot and killed a man who was stabbing a woman to death Wednesday evening.

Officers were called to the 800 block of Maltby, where they found a 58-year-old man stabbing a 43-year-old woman. A sergeant opened fire, killing the man. Investigators are not releasing their names for now.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. A second stabbing victim is listed in critical condition at allegiance health hospital.

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  • by Kathy Location: Jackson on May 28, 2009 at 09:45 PM
    it was my aunt who was fatally stabbed, she did not deserve this at all, all she wanted was to finally get him out of her life and this is what she got for trying to better her life. Aunt Dorthy was a wonderful women and we are all going to miss her dearly. Even though we are hurting, my heart really goes out to her children who are left behind and have to deal with the brutal death of there mother.
  • by WILX Location: Newsroom on May 28, 2009 at 02:24 PM
    An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the attack on Thursday. It has been changed. WILX.com appreciates the information brought to our attention.
  • by sandy Location: jackson on May 28, 2009 at 07:26 AM
    tracy it happened last evening not last wednesday, anyways my prays go out to the victims family.
  • by Vanessa Location: Williamston on May 28, 2009 at 07:21 AM
    I wish the station would report more crimes that happen locally. The police make regular visits to the apartment complex here in williamston.
  • by Cindy Location: Jackson on May 28, 2009 at 06:58 AM
    It says WEDNESDAY! Can't you read?
  • by J Location: JACKSON on May 28, 2009 at 06:24 AM
    Tracy, The story reads Wednesday evening, yesterday.
  • by Anonymous on May 28, 2009 at 06:06 AM
    so is the man deaad or the woman dead?...conflicting info in headline vs. story....
  • by Anonymous on May 28, 2009 at 06:05 AM
    It is the lack of motivation from WILX to go out get stories instead of pulling them from press releases.
  • by AJ Location: Leslie on May 28, 2009 at 06:03 AM
    Where does it say Thursday? The first sentence says Wednesday evening.
  • by scott Location: jackson on May 28, 2009 at 05:56 AM
    well lessons learned don't stab anyone and ya won't get shot....when will people learn this...you attempt to murder someone or if you murder someone...you are not just gonna walk away...my condolences to the families involved and my heart goes out to the officer that had to use force with his weapon to stop the assault.
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