Two dead in officer-involved shooting in Metairie

Published: Jan. 5, 2014 at 4:19 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2014 at 4:20 AM CST
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Metairie, La. -- A man and woman are dead after a fatal stabbing lead to a police officer shooting the suspected killer.

The incident occurred Saturday around 10:25 p.m. in the 1300 block of Pier Avenue in Metairie. According to police, 29-year-old Noah Scott fatally stabbed 26-year-old Jessica Broussard prior to being shot and killed by a police officer.

According to police, Scott answered the door at the scene of the stabbing holding the murder weapon. The three responding officers told Scott to drop the knife and he refused. He then lunged towards one of the officers, who shot and killed him.

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