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2 police officers kill Flatbush man after stabbing a woman

By Mason White 3:58 PM May 20, 2014
The scissors 

By: Devansh Dutt
A Flatbush man was fatally shot by police after stabbing a woman, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that 39-year-old Broadie Osbourne, was hit by bullets in the torso and hands.

Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The incident began when the two police officers responded to a call at 8:30 p.m. about a woman who was stabbed in an apartment on the second floor at 60 Clarkson Avenue in the Flatbush neighborhood.

When they arrived, they found 38-year-old Tameka Washington, with stab wounds to her shoulder. She was in stable condition at Kings County Hospital.

The police officers proceeded to the second floor and into the apartment where Osbourne was living with the woman. That is when Osbourne lunged at them with a pair of scissors. Both officers fired their weapons. It was the first time that the two police officers fired their weapons.