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Police arrest man Friday who attacked two officers with a box cutter

Murfreesboro, TENNESSEE – According to the Murfreesboro Police Department, his name is Justin Gordon and he was taken into custody on Friday.

The 21-year-old suspect is now charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

Authorities said the 21-year-old man reportedly attacked the officers after threatening to take his own life at the Hawthorne Park South Apartments. 

Both officers suffered injuries, the Murfreesboro Police Department said.

Gordon is being held on $500,000 bond, court records say.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.