Officers were dispatched to a possible hostage situation at an apartment. After they arrived, they knocked on the front door and heard a gunshot inside and a woman scream. After the officers forced entry, the suspect fired multiple times at them and missed but did successfully shoot the female complainant. The suspect fled out of the back door and encountered officers who ordered him to drop his pistol. The suspect did not comply and was fired upon, dropped his pistol, and initially retreated into the apartment. However, after officers pursued him, he advanced on them with a large knife. In fear of their lives, officers shot and killed the suspect. The female complainant is in stable condition. No officers were injured as a result of the suspect shooting at them.