WELCOME, N.C. — A Lexington woman was shot and killed by a Davidson County deputy Tuesday night in Welcome.
The Davidson County Sheriff's Office says 45-year-old April Tate Robertson took an employee hostage with a knife, around 10:45 Tuesday night, at the Sheetz on Old US Highway 52.
Robertson would not drop the knife or comply with any of the deputies' commands. She was then shot by a deputy. Officers started emergency treatment to save her life, but were unsuccessful.