Man shot, killed in Carrollton after attacking deputies with knife

Posted at 3:05 PM, Aug 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-09 17:20:33-04

Carrollton, Va. - A man was shot and killed in Isle of Wight County after officials say he attacked deputies with a weapon.

It happened shortly after 12 p.m. on Friday, August 9. An Isle of Wight man was shot when he attacked deputies with a knife, officials tell NewsChannel 3.

James Wallace

James Wallace

Isle of Wight Sheriff’s deputies entered the home in the 23000 block of Tara Court in Carrollton to serve arrest warrants for 31-year-old James William Wallace.

Wallace had 20 outstanding warrants: eight misdemeanors for obtaining money under false pretense and 12 felonies for uttering (forgery).

Wallace attacked the deputies with a knife and was shot.
He was transported to Riverside Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

NewsChannel 3 is working to find more information. Check back on for updates.