‘Allahu Akbar’: Michigan Police Officer Stabbed in Neck In Seeming Act of Terrorism

A police officer was stabbed in the neck at Bishop Airport in Flint, Michigan earlier today. The incident is now being viewed as an act of terrorism by the FBI due to the suspect yelling the words “Allahu Akbar” while attacking the officer.

The suspect is in custody and being questioned, while the officer has been upgraded from critical to stable condition. The officer has been identified as Jeff Neville. The stabbing occurred around 11:00 AM ET.

Flights were grounded and the airport has been closed. Bomb-sniffing dogs were being used in the parking lot going car to car to verify that the attack wasn’t part of a larger plot.

According to MLive, there are several police officers stationed at city hall in response to the stabbing. A city spokesperson said there is an “abundance of caution” regarding the incident.

Watch the report above, via MSNBC.

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