Police kill knife-wielding man in Marlborough

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WOBURN (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) — The Middlesex District Attorney's Office is investigating after a Marlborough police officer fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic disturbance.

Authorities say police responded to a Meadow Brook Road address at about 8 p.m. on Monday to assist in the removal of an unwanted person from a home.

The district attorney says responding officers were confronted by a man with a knife. A Marlborough police officer opened fired killing 22-year-old Bryce Coutinho.

The circumstances of the shooting incident remain under investigation.

The officer's name was not disclosed.

 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.