Two New York police officers were stabbed Wednesday and a suspect was shot and killed.
The Suffolk County police officers were attacked in Medford, a Long Island suburb 60 miles east of New York City. They arrived at a location on Birchwood Road around 5 p.m. where the incident occurred, the Suffolk County Police Department said.
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One of the residents, a man, pulled out a knife and stabbed two officers, authorities said.
“During the incident, one or more officers discharged their weapon fatally striking the man,” a police statement said.
One officer was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital and another was taken to the same hospital via ambulance.
Their medical conditions were not disclosed. A third officer was treated for minor injuries.
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Authorities did not say how many officers fired or the number of shots. The names of the injured officers or the suspect were not released.