(Willmar, MN) — Authorities have not yet released the name of the suspect who was killed after assaulting a Willmar Police Officer with a knife on Friday morning, but members of the suspect’s family say his name was 38 year old Jose Lozano. Early last Friday, Lozano entered his mother’s home on the 800 block of Mary Avenue Southeast armed with a knife. A responding Willmar Police Officer was stabbed multiple times.
According to family members, Lozano was shot and killed by the officer. Lozano’s mother also sustained a knife injury. The police officer was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital where she was listed in stable condition as of Sunday. Lozano’s mother was treated at Carris Hospital in Willmar and released.