Westminster, MD-A Maryland State Trooper was stabbed, then fatally shot the suspect in an encounter in Westminster on Monday.
Police say, around 8 a.m. the trooper responded to Washington Road and Stoner Avenue for a destruction of property. The victim told police the suspect was armed with a knife.
A struggle between the trooper and suspect ensued and the trooper was stabbed by the suspect.
The trooper then shot the man. The suspect was taken to Carroll Hospital where he later died.
The trooper was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore. The trooper’s condition is unknown at this time.