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: Wednesday's Child: 14-Year-Old Hailey
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: Boston Firefighters Save 90-Year-Old Woman From Brighton Apartment Building Fire
Officers then shot the 15-year-old suspect.
The police officer was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital. His condition is not known.MORE NEWS: December Weather Preview: Could Boston Have A White Christmas?
WBZ-TV’s Beth Germano contributed to this report.