LAFAYETTE, Ind. --
A Lafayette officer who police said was slashed across the face in a confrontation with a suspect has been released from the hospital.
Officer Ron Dombkowski was chasing a man in connection with a possible arson and fight in the 600 block of Oregon Street early Wednesday when the suspect slashed him with a knife, police said.
Assisting officers shot the suspect, Paul Spencer, 39, who later died of his injuries.
Dombkowski was said to be doing well and resting comfortably at home Thursday.
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