UPDATE: OFFICER IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER SURGERY — Police officer STABBED in Michigan airport

A police officer was reportedly stabbed at an airport in Flint, Michigan. The airport has thus been evacuated.

Here’s what we know thus far via Fox in Detroit:

The Bishop International Airport in Flint is currently evacuated after an officer was injured at the airport.

Reports say the airport police officer was stabbed. The officer’s condition is not known at this time.

An airport official wrote on social media that all passengers are said to be safe at this time, and anyone else passing through the airport is advised to check with the airline for potential cancellations or delays.

It’s being reported now that the officer is in critical condition:

Witness says officer was bleeding from the neck:

Ken Brown tells The Flint Journal he was dropping off his daughter at the airport and saw the officer bleeding from his neck. He says he saw a man detained by police and a knife on the ground.

“The cop was on his hands and knees bleeding from his neck,” Brown said. “I said they need to get him a towel.”

On Twitter, Michigan State Police say the officer is in critical condition.



 
And the airport is now closed:

UPDATE:

NBC News is reporting the attacker is Canadian born and the attack is being investigated as terrorism.

Also, the attacker shouted “allahu akbar”

UPDATE:

The Officer is reportedly in stable condition

One airport police officer, identified as Lt. Jeff Neville, was confirmed to have been stabbed and was rushed to an area hospital, where he was initially reported to be in a critical condition. His condition was later described as stable. “Please keep the officer in your prayers,” Michigan State Police said.

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