An officer-involved shooting occurred at the New Hope Commons shopping center in Durham just after 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Updated at 12:43 a.m.
The City of Durham issued a press release early Thursday morning which stated that the shooting was fatal.
According to the release, the Orange County Sheriff's Department received a report that an armed suicidal man was driving in the area of the New Hope Commons shopping center. The release said officers searched for the man in the area for about 90 minutes, and encountered him in the parking lot at approximately 8:15 p.m.
The officers approached the man and tried to speak with him, but said he then displayed a handgun and pointed it at the officers causing them to fire their weapons, according to the release.