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Domestic violence

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On February 27, 2017, Deputy Matthew Self, of the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, was dispatched to a home near Greensboro, North Carolina, following a report of domestic violence.  When an armed man opened the door, his wife ran out, and he pointed his gun at her.  Deputy Self drew his weapon and fired.  Although hit, the man shot back, wounding Deputy Self.  H