Fatal officer-involved shooting in North Carolina

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CHARLOTTE, NC (NBC)- One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting at an apartment complex in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Officials with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department say officers were searching for a suspect with an outstanding warrant when the observed a man inside a vehicle at the apartment complex.

Officials say the man exited the vehicle with a firearm.

Officials say he posed “an imminent deadly threat to the officers,” which resulted in the officers opening fire.

The unidentified man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives recovered a firearm and are investigating the shooting.

No officers were injured in the incident.

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