WORTHINGTON — At approximately 9:20 a.m. Sunday, the Worthington Police Department and Nobles County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 1000 block of Oslo Street for a suicidal male.

Upon arrival, officers learned the man, identified as Joe Khunsap, 31, had left the residence on foot, armed with a knife, and making comments of killing himself. Officers located Khunsap near the intersection of Oxford Street and McMillan Street. During the altercation, Khunsap assaulted an officer with the knife before inflicting injuries upon himself. Sanford Ambulance responded to the scene and transported both Khunsap and the officer to the hospital for treatment.

Khunsap was later pronounced deceased at Sanford Worthington Medical Center. The officer was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and was released earlier today from medical care.