CONCORD, Calif. — Police say a stabbing suspect was fatally shot by police after a foot chase in the East Bay city of Concord.
Concord Police Cpl. Chris Blakely tells the East Bay Times (http://bit.ly/2dHEQoO) the shooting Tuesday happened within a mile of the police department in the backyard of a home.
He says the man fatally shot initially stabbed another man and then fled through backyards, jumping fences along the way.
After officers located him, he stabbed a police dog in the face with gardening shears.
He says the stabbing victim was transported to a hospital, where he is in stable condition. The K-9 is expected to survive.
Blakely says the officers, a woman and a man, who were involved in the shooting are veterans of the department. One of the officers has been with the department for 15 years and the other for 20. The officers are being investigated by the district attorney’s office, per county protocol.