A Maryland State trooper has been stabbed after responding to a tire slashing call.
According to WJZ, the trooper spotted the suspect walking away from the scene.
When the trooper approached the man he pulled out a knife and stabbed the trooper in his side.
The trooper was then able to pull out his weapon and shoot the suspect.
Update: car has nothing to do with suspect in Trooper involved shooting. Just happened to be there. Suspect was wanted for slashing tires in 2 neighborhoods. Trooper spotted him walking and approached, confrontation he was stabbed and trooper shot and killed suspect #wbal pic.twitter.com/pJUQzGke3A
— Lowell Melser (@MelserWBAL) March 11, 2019
That suspect who was shot has not been identified by state police, and later died at a hospital.
No word on the trooper’s condition, but he is at the hospital.
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