A Boone police officer’s body camera captured this image of former Carroll Officer Daniel Lynch — who now works in Boone — seconds before he kicks in the door of a house where they were responding to a domestic assault. A man with a knife charged at Lynch and other officers and was shot dead.
A Boone police officer’s body camera captured this image of former Carroll Officer Daniel Lynch — who now works in Boone — seconds before he kicks in the door of a house where they were responding to a domestic assault. A man with a knife charged at Lynch and other officers and was shot dead.

April 25, 2018

A 48-year-old Boone man who was reportedly drunk and attacked his girlfriend and her elderly mother Saturday afternoon charged at police officers with a knife and was shot and killed.

“My boyfriend’s gone crazy,” a woman says in a 911 call recording that was released on Monday by the Boone Police Department. “He’s drunk, and he’s beating me and my mom.”

Officers — including Daniel Lynch, 29, a former Carroll officer who went to work in Boone in 2015 — responded to a house in the 600 block of Second Street in the middle of town about 4:55 p.m. There they heard yelling and screaming emanating from the house.

A video recording of the incident shows Lynch shout “Boone Police” before he kicks in the house’s front door. The video shows Lynch immediately retreating while someone yells “hey, hey, hey” and “hands up,” and Timothy Wayne Anderson runs from the house screaming with a knife in his hand.

The video clip — from another officer’s body-worn camera — starts as officers approach the house and apparently ends just before officers fire shots at Anderson.

The final frame of the clip shows Anderson in stride with the knife raised above his head.

Lynch and five other officers are on paid administrative leave pending an investigation that will likely take weeks, said John Sloter, administrative commander for the department.

He declined to say how many of those officers might have fired their weapons nor how many times they shot. An investigation into the incident is expected to take weeks.

An autopsy of Anderson’s body was completed Tuesday, but the results of it were not immediately available.

Lynch was a police officer in Carroll for about three years when he took the job in Boone, his hometown.