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Law enforcement officers respond Monday night to N.C. 130/Whiteville Road, near the entrance to Lowe's Home Improvement, to negotiate with a 17-year-old man who was holding a knife to his throat.
Shallotte standoff ends peacefully Monday night

A standoff between a man who was threatening to kill himself and local law enforcement officers ended peacefully Monday night in Shallotte. No one was injured.

Police were dispatched to N.C. 130/Whiteville Road near the entrance to Lowe's Home Improvement, beside First Bank, at 6:03 p.m. in response to a man with a knife, according to a Shallotte police department news release.


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