NEW BEDFORD (CBS) – New Bedford Police are investigating an outbreak of violence on Cedar Street that left an officer with the gang task force stabbed, and a teenager shot and killed.READ MORE: 'Unfortunate that it came to this,' Brookline school teachers go on strike
According to the mayor’s office, New Bedford Police were patrolling in the Temple Landing development when they came across a group of individuals. An altercation ensued and one of the individuals stabbed a member of the New Bedford Police Department Gang Unit.READ MORE: Bobcat breaks into Vermont home, attacks elderly man inside
Officers then shot the 15-year-old suspect.
The police officer was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital. His condition is not known.MORE NEWS: New England Living: Broomstones curling club in Wayland
WBZ-TV’s Beth Germano contributed to this report.