Two civilian officers at Connecticut Navy base wounded in knife attack

Published November 13, 2014 Associated Press

GROTON, Conn. – Authorities say two Navy civilian police officers have been wounded while confronting a knife-wielding man at a Connecticut base.

Navy officials say an officer guarding the submarine base in Groton Thursday night fired shots at the man who allegedly had tried to enter through a pedestrian gate.

Authorities say one officer was injured by the ricochet of bullets. The second officer suffered a minor stab wound to the leg. Both have been treated and released from a local hospital.

Officials say the suspect has been taken into custody. He was not injured. His name has not yet been released.