BREAKING: State Trooper Stabbed In Head

A Massachusetts state trooper was stabbed in the head on Friday.

New Salem, MA – A Massachusetts state trooper was stabbed in the head at the end of a police chase on Friday.

WBZ reported that the trooper was taking the 18-year-old suspect into custody when he was attacked.

The original incident occurred in Orange but ended in nearby New Salem, the Northwestern District Attorney’s office told WBZ.

Police apprehended the suspect at the end of the chase, and were in the process of arresting him when he stabbed the trooper, according to WCVB.

WHDH reported that the suspect stabbed the state trooper multiple times.

The suspect was shot in the stomach by police and taken into custody. His medical condition was not released.

The trooper was airlifted to Worcester Hospital, and is expected to survive, WBZ reported.

Massachusetts State Police Spokesman David Procopio wrote in an email that the “suspect in Central Mass. has ended in New Salem where, during apprehension, Trooper and suspect suffered serious injuries. Response and investigation ongoing. More info will be released when appropriate. I am heading to scene and will update when I have more,” the Boston Globe reported.

WCVB reported he was undergoing surgery.

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Comments (16)
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LEO0301
LEO0301

Not that I want either to happen but I would almost prefer being shot then stabbed in the head. As a police officer you can never let your guard down, even when it appears the suspect is being cooperative. I hope the trooper heals quickly from this terrible ordeal.

ProGODProUSA
ProGODProUSA

Praying for the wounded trooper and also for justice to be done to the perp, either God's way or man's way.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

Good luck to this officer and his department. Looks like they're trying to change perception for the better.

Buzz17
Buzz17

Will be praying for the officer & his family & fellow officers!

Mrs10
Mrs10

So glad the trooper will recover. It's stories like these that keep me up while my cop is on nights.

LordSeamus
LordSeamus

Prayers for the Trooper and I'm honestly sorry that the perp survived.

Mrdan
Mrdan

Leys hope when & if this pos go to jail (with today's judges who knows) mb someone will accidentally shank him in the head a few times we could only hope

EMarie
EMarie

Praying for ALL Officers.

Z camaro
Z camaro

should have emptied his service revolver in that piece of s***