Police stated that one officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting in Concord.
Officers responded to Gateway Lane near Speedway Boulevard after the shooting. Details of the accident have not been released yet, but police said the shooter was also killed.
The second officer is said to have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
No additional information was released at this time, but residents were told to avoid the area overnight while officers continued the investigation.
The Chief of Concorde Police is expected to give a briefing in the morning.
The murder marks the second death on duty last week near the Charlotte area.