A man wanted by federal authorities was shot and killed after he jumped out the window of a Concord house and confronted law enforcement agents, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Anthony Deshon Meeks, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene in southwest Concord early Monday.
Bill Stafford, the U.S. Marshal for the Middle District of North Carolina, said Meeks was wanted on a felony parole violation, several armed robbery warrants and a drug violation.
A neighbor told NBC Charlotte, the Observers news partner, that she heard someone yell put your hands up several times, then heard gunfire.
Marshals have not released the name of the officer involved. In addition to U.S. Marshals, agents from the FBI, and deputies from the Cabarrus Sheriffs Office were involved in the arrest attempt.
Members of the U.S. Marshals service violent offender task force had developed information that Meeks was at a house in the 300 block of Freedom Street SW.
When they went to the residence and attempted to make contact, he exited a window, armed with a handgun, Stafford said. He confronted officers outside the residence. They fired, and he died at the scene.
The FBI and SBI are both investigating the incident.