SUNNYVALE, Calif. (BCN) - An officer involved shooting killed a man suspected of stabbing a woman and a police K-9 this afternoon in Sunnyvale.
According to Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety Capt. Jeff Hunter, officers received a call about a stabbing in the 500 block of East Weddell Drive around 1 p.m.
At the scene, officers located a woman who had been stabbed. She was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Officers then attempted to contact the suspect. The suspect, however, armed himself with a knife and was uncooperative with officers, Hunter said.
The suspect, described as a man in his 20s, then stabbed a police K-9, prompting an officer to shoot the suspect at least once, according to Hunter.
The suspect was taken to a hospital where he died. His identity has not been released.
The K-9, a German shepherd, was taken to also a hospital, where it died.
People have left flowers and Milk Bones as a tribute for Jax, the K9 killed in the line of duty in Sunnyvale. Flag here also at half staff. pic.twitter.com/MzQ4H1NBjI— Ann Rubin (@AnnRubinKTVU) November 1, 2017
Hunter said that public safety officers have been fitted with body-worn cameras, however, he couldn't confirm whether the officer who shot at the suspect was wearing one.