A police officer shot a knife-wielding man who stabbed a fellow officer in the face during a domestic disturbance incident at a Long Island residence, authorities said.
Mark Caraway, 40, of Central Islip, was shot in the abdomen after stabbing the officer, Suffolk County police said.
The incident occurred at about 1:20 p.m. when the officers reponded to a 911 call from an Oakland Avenue residence.
The injured officer was taken to a local hospital where he was to undergo facial surgery.
Caraway was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where he was said to be in critical condition.
Additional information wasn't available.