A man who was shot to death by a Fort Worth officer after stabbing the officer in the leg early Saturday has been identified as Daniel Brumley, 27.
The police officer pulled Brumley over in the 1700 block of Northeast 36th Street at about 4 a.m. A fight began and the man stabbed the officer multiple times in the leg, according to Fort Worth police spokesman Daniel Segura.
The officer shot the man in response, Segura said in a prepared statement.
Brumley died of multiple gunshot wounds at 4:43 a.m. Friday in the back of an ambulance, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.
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The officer was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
The department’s major case unit is investigating. The officer involved, who was commissioned in August 2008, was placed on routine administrative leave. —Monica S. Nagy
This story contains information from the Star-Telegram archives.