Chula Vista Officer Stabbed; Suspect Killed By Police

A man stabbed a police officer several times in the head and face before the cop shot and killed him inside a Chula Vista home.  It was was reported around 10:30p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Monterey Avenue, where officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a neighbor.  

Police say when officers got to the scene, a man in his 20's reportedly charged at one of them, stabbing him five or six times in the head and face.  The officer then shot the man in self defense.  

The officer, who is a two-year veteran, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but is expected to recover.The man was also taken to the hospital, where he died.  Police are still investigating the incident.


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