Stabbed Md. trooper released from hospital
The trooper will be on administrative leave, a standard procedure, while he recovers from his wound
WESTMINSTER, Md. — Maryland State Police say a trooper has been released from a hospital several hours after he shot and killed a man who stabbed him during a struggle.
A State Police news release says the trooper will be on administrative leave, a standard procedure, while he recovers from his wound.
Police say 34-year-old Michael J. D'Angelo stabbed the trooper in his side before the trooper fatally shot him Monday in Westminster, about 36 miles northwest of Baltimore.
D'Angelo was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The trooper encountered the suspect around 8 a.m. after responding to two reports of slashed car tires. One caller said the suspect was armed with a knife.