Clearwater officer stabbed while attempting to arrest suspect

Final Up to date: Sunday, November 12, 2017, eleven:35 AM EST

A regulation enforcement officer was stabbed whereas making an attempt to arrest a person accused of beating a lady.

  • Clearwater officer stabbed whereas making arrest
  • Police responded to report of a male beating a feminine
  • Justin Shuford arrested and charged

The stabbing occurred round 10:forty seven p.m. on Saturday at 37 Causeway Boulevard within the Marina parking zone. 

Clearwater Police stated officers responded to 37 Causeway in reference to a male beating a feminine. 

Officers stated once they arrived Justin Shuford, 36, was being aggressive towards residents that got here to assistance from the feminine. 

Shuford was armed with a small knife that he had hid, and when the officers tried to take the suspect into custody, he stabbed and/or minimize three officers with the knife, officers stated. 

Shuford was charged with tried murder, aggravated battery on a regulation enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence, and home battery. 


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