Yet another attack. This one was on US soil.
Police took to Twitter to update the public on the situation.
“STABBING: Bishop Airport. Officer stabbed in the neck. Suspect is in custody. #Flint #FlintTwp #GCSDMedics”
Here is what we know so far:
An officer for Bishop International Airport was stabbed Wednesday in a possible terror-related incident in Flint, Michigan, sources told NBC News.
The attacker allegedly shouted “Allahu akbar” before stabbing Lieutenant Jeff Neville, who was bleeding from the neck, sources and witnesses at Bishop International Airport said.
Neville is a member of the airport’s Department of Public Safety and a retired Genesee County Sheriff’s Department lieutenant.
Law enforcement officials said the suspect is from Quebec and has a Canadian passport.
Police officers gather at a terminal at Bishop International Airport on June 21, 2017, in Flint, Michigan. Dominic Adams / The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP
Michigan State Police initially tweeted that the officer was in critical condition. Just after 1 p.m., officials confirmed Neville was out of surgery and was upgraded to stable condition. — read more
As for the condition of the cop:
The MSP is on scene at Bishop Airport. The officer is in critical condition Please keep the officer in your prayers. The airport is closed pic.twitter.com/QKjaprVObw
— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) June 21, 2017
Here is the FBI’s statement:
— Michael E Martin (@MichaelMartinGR) June 21, 2017
We note that the attack was in Flint Michigan. So we checked in with Michael Moore.
Moore displayed his typical grace and class:
Any media calling Flint airport stabbing an"act of terror" when you've NEVER referred 2 the Governor poisoning ppl of Flint as terrorism: FU
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) June 21, 2017
What a guy.