entered the bedroom when the suspect leaped from the closet with a knife and slashed the officer. The officer shot the suspect dead in self-defense. The 35-year-old officer who is a 14-year veteran with the Force was transported to the hospital to get stitched up after the suspect sliced his hand open. The 38-year-old suspect was wanted for shooting and killing his friend earlier that night during an argument. Officers continue to investigate what lead up to the shooting.