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Police Officer Stabbed In Face

| by Kathryn Schroeder

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.

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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.

Sources: Suffolk County Police Department, Fox News / Photo Credit: Hakonoarson Sigur/Flickr