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Boston Police Officer Stabbed In Dorchester After Responding To Domestic Violence Call; Suspect Shot And Killed

DORCHESTER (CBS) -- A Boston Police officer responding to a domestic violence call inside a residence on Ingleside Street in Dorchester was stabbed in the neck Saturday night. The stabbing suspect was then shot and killed by another officer. 

Boston Police Superintendent-In-Chief Gregory Long said Saturday that officers responded to the call around 6:15 p.m. at 27 Ingleside Street. Once officers got to the third floor of the building, Long said one officer was immediately stabbed in the neck. Another officer then shot the suspect who stabbed the officer.

Both the suspect and injured officer were taken to local area hospitals. The suspect was later pronounced dead.

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Boston Police creating a barrier on Ingleside Street. (WBZ-TV)

The other officers at the scene were taken to local hospitals for precautionary reasons.

A knife was recovered at the scene. The names of the officers have not been released.

Police later identified the suspect as 37-year-old Michael Quarrles.

An investigation into the incident will be conducted by the Suffolk District County Attorney's Office.

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