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Hopewell Police officers responded to a 9-1-1 dispatch for a domestic dispute Sunday afternoon at the Twin Rivers apartment complex on Winston Churchill Drive. Apparently, a man stabbed his daughter’s boyfriend. Boyd Ballard, 61, according to police was holding two large butcher knives and approached an officer in the parking lot. The officer told the man to drop the knives but as he continued to walk toward him, the officer fired a shot and hit Ballard. His daughter’s boyfriend is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

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