Friday, December 24, 2010

Suspect dead after stabbing officer

Updated: Friday, 24 Dec 2010, 3:52 AM CST
Published : Friday, 24 Dec 2010, 12:40 AM CST

AUSTIN - Police are investigating an overnight shooting that left the suspect dead and an officer recovering in the hospital this morning.

It all started around 11 p.m. when APD officer Frank Wilson was field training with a rookie near the 12900 block of Heinemann Drive.?

They pulled over a car for not stopping at a stop sign and the?suspect took off running. He then led officers on a foot pursuit.

Wilson caught the suspect and they had a struggle.?The suspect grabbed the officers knife from his utility belt and stabbed him in the neck.

Wilson was able to grab his gun and fired at the suspect. The suspect was then able to walk short distance near a home on Shreveport Drive. Police received a call from the resident saying a mans body was found near their home. Police found the suspects body?and he was pronounced dead on the scene.

When first responders arrived,?they ?were able to administer life saving first aid to Wilson who suffered life threatening injuries. Wilson is now in stable condition at St. David's Round Rock Medical Center.



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