Sugarcreek officer injured, suspect dead in officer-involved shooting

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SUGARCREEK, Ohio — A Sugarcreek police officer has been injured during an incident that happened Wednesday morning, the Sugarcreek police chief confirmed to FOX 8 News.

The police chief said the suspect is dead in what was described as an officer-involved shooting.

The officer, Captain Brian Dalton, was taken to the hospital via helicopter. Sources told the I-Team the officer was stabbed.

Dalton is in stable condition in the ICU.

The Sugarcreek police chief says Dalton was recently promoted.

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