Stockton Officer Responding to Unrelated Call Hears Woman Screaming, Shoots Man Stabbing Her
STOCKTON – A Stockton police officer opened fire when he witnessed a man stabbing a woman on Plymouth Court, near Kelley Drive Saturday afternoon. The officer happened to be in the area responding to a stolen vehicle call when he heard the woman screaming. “He observed a man attacking and assaulting a woman with a knife and fearing for that woman, our officer fired his weapon, striking the suspect,” said Joe Silvia, Stockton Police Department’s Public Information Officer.