A Tempe, AZ, police officer was stabbed Tuesday morning while investigating a crash in a residential area. The suspect was shot and killed during the attack.
The officer was said to have non-life-threatening injuries.
Several neighbors in the residential area said they heard the crash sometime after 6 a.m. and went outside to see a coupe had T-boned a vehicle parked on the side of the road.
Both the officer and the man who was shot were taken to hospitals. Sgt. Josie Montenegro, a Tempe police spokeswoman, told AZCentral.com the man was pronounced dead and the officer was in stable condition.