Police officer fighting for her life after stabbing

The officer was responding to a call about a tenant-landlord dispute in Hartford, Connecticut.
1:31 | 05/17/18

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This morning. They Hartford police officer sustained very serious stab wounds while responding to a call. She remains in critical condition. She is currently. In surgery she has. The best. Trauma surgeons possible working with her right now. We are fortunate that Hartford hospital is level one trauma center. And as I said she is in surgery right now one remains in in critical condition still so this is a. Difficult. Obviously a difficult day for law enforcement. For the Hartford police department for the Hartford police department family and for all of law enforcement. It's it. It's a bleak reminder that are it's tough job and he can go right pretty quickly. But when it dies we have a support system in place that would make sure. Things go right. At approximately 9:48 this morning there was a call of a tenant landlord dispute at five constitution plaza two officers were dispatched. No weapons there were no initial cause of weapons in the beginning. And from there the situation in rye where. I'm not to get into the specifics of the case obviously it's being investigated the State's attorney is on scene. State police is here supporting us as well as the mayor mentioned as well as all the law enforcement. Surrounding police departments have all reached out to meet personally Islamist war. Brothers sister officers offering their support.

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