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D.C. Police say Officer Shot Justin Turner After Stabbing Attack

12:57 AM, Nov 3, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Metropolitan Police say an officer has fatally shot a man who stabbed him repeatedly.

It happened about 6:45 a.m. Friday in northeast. Police were called for a domestic assault. Authorities say while an officer was conducting an interview, a man attacked the officer from behind and stabbed him several times in the head and neck with a knife.

Police say the officer turned and shot the man, identified as 28-year-old Justin Lionel Turner. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officer was treated and released at a local hospital. The incident is under investigation.

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