Eyewitnesses say the police officer was stabbed in the neck. More than 20 police vehicles have responded to the incident, including state police troopers, FBI and ATF are on the scene investigating.
“The cop was on his hands and knees bleeding from his neck,” Ken Brown, who was dropping his daughter off at the airport, told reporters. “I said they need to get him a towel.”
A man was detained by police, and a knife on the ground near the injured officer. However no further information is being released about the man’s identity.
. The FBI is the lead agency in this incident. MSP is providing resources to our Federal and local partners as this scene progresses.
— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) June 21, 2017
The FBI has taken the lead role in the investigation.