A man armed with a machete in one hand and a dagger in the other was shot and killed after he stabbed two officers, one of which died from his injuries.
Jedi was a K9 officer that was dispatched and grabbed onto the suspects leg after he was ordered to drop his weapons and refused to comply. The suspect stabbed the dog to death, then turned the blades on the human officers, stabbing one of them in the face.
Jedi died from his wounds.
— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) January 6, 2022
The Seattle Police Department said the incident occurred on January 5, 2022.
After the suspect had killed the K9 and stabbed one officer in the face, the second policeman opened fire, killing the suspect.
Jedi had originally been called to the scene to respond to a burglary in progress.
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