VIDEO: AZ Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot and Killed

A Tempe, AZ, police officer was stabbed Tuesday morning while investigating a crash in a residential area. The suspect was shot and killed during the attack.

The officer was said to have non-life- threatening injuries.

Several neighbors in the residential area said they heard the crash sometime after 6 a.m. and went outside to see a coupe had T-boned a vehicle parked on the side of the road.

Both the officer and the man who was shot were taken to hospitals. Sgt. Josie Montenegro, a Tempe police spokeswoman, told the man was pronounced dead and the officer was in stable condition.




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