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BREAKING: Two New Jersey Cops Stabbed Responding To Domestic Violence Incident

Newark, NJ – Two Newark police officers who were responding to a domestic violence call inside of a residence in Newark were stabbed on Thursday evening.

The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. in the 1600-block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark, WABC reported.

Newark police officials said the wounded heroes were responding to a call about a domestic violence incident that was occurring inside a home when they were attacked by the armed suspect.

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Frage said the suspect who attacked the officers was taken into custody at the scene, CBS News reported.

But officials have not yet released any details about the suspect nor publicly identified him by name.

Both Newark police officers who were wounded were transported to University Hospital for treatment of their stab wounds, WABC reported.

There were reports that one of the officers had a tourniquet applied to his injuries before he was transported.

Both officers were expected to survive their wounds, but no details about the extent of the heroes’ injuries have yet been released by department officials.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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