GOBLES, Mich. (AP) — A man who stabbed a police dog has been shot to death by a sheriff’s deputy in southwestern Michigan.
Deputies were called to a home in Gobles about 7:30 p.m. Monday for a reported assault, the Van Buren County sheriff’s office said.READ MORE: Motor Bella Wednesday Events Cancelled Due To Safety Issues
The police dog was sent inside about 9:30 p.m. to force the 39-year-old man out but was stabbed several times. The man later was shot as he charged and tried to stab a deputy, MLive.com reported.
The man’s name was not immediately released.READ MORE: Lake Michigan Water Levels Down By 16 Inches Over The Last Year
MLive.com reported that the dog’s name is Kuno. It was being treated by a veterinarian for its wounds.
Gobles is southwest of Grand Rapids.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 6,079 New COVID-19 Cases, 81 Deaths
© 2021 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.