Stabbed Md. trooper released from hospital

The trooper will be on administrative leave, a standard procedure, while he recovers from his wound


Associated Press

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.

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