Police shoot suspect who stabbed another man

March 22, 2013 8:13:35 PM PDT
Police shot and killed a suspect who had just stabbed another man in Brooklyn.

It happened at 541 Court Street in Carroll Gardens around 8 p.m. on Friday.

When police arrived at the scene they found a man stabbed in the shoulder.

The victim pointed out the suspect to police outside.

As police tried to approach the suspect, they say he lunged at the officers with a knife.

Officers shot the suspect in the torso. He was taken to taken to Lutheran Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A knife was recovered at the scene.

The stabbing victim was also taken to Lutheran where he is being treated for a wound to his shoulder.

Sources say a witness told police they saw the suspect lunge at the police and heard officers say, "Drop it, drop it."

The officers were in uniform and in a marked police cruiser.