A suspect allegedly stabbed a suburban New York police officer respnding to a 911 call in the face on Aug. 13.
The afternoon attack occurred at a home in Suffolk County, New York, according to a police department news release.
When police arrived on the scene, they found 40-year-old Mark Caraway, who was behaving in a confrontational manner, armed with knives.
Caraway then allegedly stabbed an officer in the face, which prompted another officer to shoot the suspect in the abdomen.
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The officer sustained serious, but non-life threatening, injuries and required facial surgery.
Caraway was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
The Homicide Squad and Internal Affairs Bureau opened an investigation into the incident.
Charges are pending against Caraway, according to Fox News.