Police in Salisbury shoot, kill man who fired at them

SALISBURY (AP) — Police in North Carolina say an unidentified person has died after firing at police officers attempting to serve a warrant.

A statement from the Salisbury Police Department said officers were trying to serve a warrant at a home Thursday morning. Officials said someone inside the home fired at police, and the officers returned fire.

Police say a person was taken to a nearby hospital and died.

The statement said the warrant was drawn to search for narcotics, weapons and stolen property.

The State Bureau of Investigations is leading the inquiry into the shooting. The officers have not been identified.

Salisbury is about 45 miles northeast of Charlotte.

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