MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two Murfreesboro police officers were taken to the hospital after an attack Friday afternoon.
It happened at an apartment complex on Indian Park Drive around 2 p.m.
Police say 21-year-old Justin Gordon attacked officers with a box cutter. Gordon was reportedly also threatening to take his own life.
One officer suffered a cut to his face, while the other was cut on his arm. Both were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. On Saturday afternoon, Murfreesboro police told News 2 both officers were released from the hospital.
Gordon was taken into custody where he faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder. He is being held at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.
A hearing regarding this matter will take place on February 28th in General Sessions Court.