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Man Shot by Rocky Mount Police Officer

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ROCKY MOUNT — A Rocky Mount police officer shot andcritically wounded a man while both were stopped on Highway 64 andKingsboro Road Friday afternoon.

Police say the suspect had been driving behind the officer, who was inan unmarked police vehicle, flashing his lights. They say the officerpulled over, then the man came over to the officer and stabbed him in thearm with a pair of scissors.

That, according to police, is when the officer shot at the man throughhis car window.

The identities of the two men has not been disclosed.