Cop stabbed, suspect shot in NM DUI scuffle

"This was one of the most violent, extreme attacks on a police officer that I think I've ever seen," the Chief said


By Vic Vela
Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)

ALBUQUERQUE — A driver pulled over for possible DWI stabbed a police officer during a scuffle late Wednesday and the officer shot and wounded the suspect during a violent fight that left both men hospitalized, according to State Police.

The State Police officer, Steven Carroll, 25, was stabbed in stomach by 39-year-old Ricky Gonzales of Santa Fe, police said.

Carroll had pulled over Gonzales off Airport Road on Santa Fe's south side for suspected drunken driving and while Carroll was performing roadside sobriety tests, Gonzales tried to run away.

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