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Suspect shot after stabbing NJ police officer

Posted: 10:30 AM, Apr 23, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-23 10:30:47-04

PASSAIC, New Jersey (PIX11) — Police opened fire on a man in New Jersey after he allegedly stabbed an officer.

Cops say the officers were responding to a disturbance at a facility for the physically and mentally ill in Passaic.

They say a 26-year-old man had been threatening other residents.

Cops say he walked up to an officer, and stabbed him. That’s when another officer drew his gun and shot him.

No word on his condition.