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Ohio police officer shoots attacker after being stabbed

August 24, 2018

Ohio police officer shoots attacker after being stabbed

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An undercover police officer attempting to arrest a suspected prostitute shot and killed the woman after she stabbed him in the hand, reports say.

The incident occurred outside an apartment building at about 11:30 a.m., according to WCMH Channel 4.

Police say the officer was trying to arrest the woman in an unmarked vehicle when she attacked, 10tv.com reports.

The officer fired his handgun several times inside the vehicle, police say. The unidentified suspect was taken to Grant Medical Center but died of her wounds.

The officer, a 30-year veteran, underwent surgery at the hospital and was in stable condition, 10tv.com reports.

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