Officer-involved shooting linked to overnight stabbing murder

Officer-involved shooting linked to overnight stabbing murder

POSTED: Monday, July 29, 2013 - 12:43pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 2:27pm

El Paso Police are at the scene of an officer involved shooting that left one man dead. They believed the man may be connected to a stabbing murder overnight. 

Police said the suspect who was shot was threatening officers with knives. They tried to subdue the man with a taser but were unsuccessful and he died from gunshot wounds. 

The suspect was involved in an incident that left one woman is dead and a man seriously injured after an early morning stabbing, police said. 

It happened just before 3 a.m. Monday on the 7200 block of Dale Road at the M&M Apartments.

It's unclear exactly how the stabbing happened but police say that one woman died at the scene and one man was rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

No word on the motive.

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