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.

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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.

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Officers then shot the 15-year-old suspect.

The police officer was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital. His condition is not known.

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WBZ-TV’s Beth Germano contributed to this report.