Officers kill man who pointed gun after home invasion

AP News
Posted: Feb 19, 2017 2:56 PM

MEBANE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say police officers in North Carolina shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them as they investigating an earlier home invasion involving his ex-girlfriend.

Mebane Police told WRAL-TV that 46-year-old Keo Crockett confronted his former girlfriend after breaking into her boyfriend's home in Mebane around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Police say Crockett fired a gun, but no one was hurt.

Authorities say Orange County deputies then went to Crockett's home in nearby Efland and he ran out with a gun and pointed it at officers after they knocked on the door.

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Authorities say officers fired, killing Crockett.

The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident. Crockett's race and the races and of the deputies have not been released.