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Henderson Police Officer Stabbed

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(Henderson, KXNT)- A Henderson police officer has been stabbed in an early morning altercation. The officer, who has not been identified, was transported to a local hospital where he is said to be in stable condition. The suspect responsible has been shot and killed.

According to authorities, two officers approached the suspect and an altercation ensued near Horizon Drive and Boulder Highway. During the altercation, the suspect stabbed one of the officers. One or both of the officers then shot and killed the suspect.

A Henderson spokesperson has not given details about what caused the altercation. Several roads in the area have been closed for the investigation.

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