Woman stabbed by husband in Herndon, police fire shot at suspect

Two people are recovering after a domestic-related stabbing led to at least one shot being fired by police in Herndon.

According to police, a female caller dialed 911 at 11:50 a.m. Sunday saying her husband had stabbed her. It's unclear how many times the woman was stabbed, but police say a dog was also found with stab wounds and was transported to an emergency vet.  

Officers arrived at the scene within three to four minutes and found a female victim with stab wounds. When they arrived, police say the man approached them with a knife and an officer fired at least one shot at the male suspect. 

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Police say the female victim is still being assessed by emergency personnel and the man is in surgery. 

The injuries for both the man and woman were considered critical. The woman is in stable condition and the suspect is out of surgery.

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