SEQUOYAH COUNTY (KFSM) -- Video has been released of a Muldrow police officer rushing a Sequoyah County deputy to the hospital moments after he was stabbed.
Deputies were serving an arrest warrant at a home on 10th Street in Muldrow when the deputy was stabbed twice. Investigators said Phillip Trammell was hiding under clothes. jumped out and stabbed the officer. They also said the blade went through the deputy's armor.
Before paramedics arrived, Muldrow Officer Tim Keith took the injured deputy to a hospital.
"He had some pretty significant injury to his arm. I was worried about bleeding, so he and I got a tourniquet on his upper arm to try and stop the bleeding there," Keith said.
The officer was treated for his wounds and later released, but not before he was offered support from family and friends.
"The deputy had friends and family that were over there within minutes. He did an outstanding job remaining calm, cool and collective. I can't say I would've been able to do the same," Keith added.
Law enforcement shot and killed Trammell during the altercation. Investigators said they were arresting Trammell on a warrant for failing to comply with sex offender requirements and in addition, he was wanted for forgery.
Sequoyah County Sheriff Larry Lane said the deputy will return to work.
"Our deputy is healing. He's a good officer. He's an experienced officer. He's a good Christian boy, and he'll come out of it okay," Lane added.