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Police fatally shoot man who they say stabbed his mother to death in Brunswick home

Brunswick PD says man charged at them
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Posted at 6:26 AM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 08:22:13-04

BRUNSWICK, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating after officers fatally shot a man who allegedly stabbed his mother to death inside a Brunswick home, the Brunswick Police Department said in a news release on Friday.

On Thursday, officers responded at around 11:06 p.m. to a home in the 3000 block of Alda Parkway for a report of a man with a history of schizophrenia threatening his mother with a knife.

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The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating after officers killed a man who allegedly stabbed his mother to death inside a Brunswick home.

Police say that officers entered the residence, and the man, later identified as 30-year-old William Sears, charged at the officers, who then killed him.

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The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating after officers killed a man who allegedly stabbed his mother to death inside a Brunswick home.

Investigators said Sears had attacked and killed his mother with a knife. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Multiple departments including the Medina County Sheriff’s Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Valley City Fire Department responded to the scene.

The shooting remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. News 5 will update this as more information becomes available.