FORT SMITH, Ark. — A police officer shot and killed a man during a domestic disturbance call Friday.
The deceased man is identified as 27-year-old Samuel Morris.
Fort Smith police responded to a call in the 5200 block of Johnson Street.
Officers say they confronted Morris, who was threatening a person with a knife.
The victim was able to break free.
Officers say they attempted to get Morris to drop the knife, but he refused.
An officer shot Morris.
He was taken to a local hospital, but died from his injuries.
The names of the officers have not been released.
The investigation is continuing.