Wayne Carter, 43, stabbed himself repeatedly then threw his skin and intestines at police officers who responded to his call that he was going to hurt himself, reports the North Jersey News. He remains in critical condition, according to police.
North Jersey News reports:
Carter was in the corner of the room with a knife in his hand, and he stood up, he yelled at police while stabbing himself all over his body. Officers noticed that his intestines were protruding from a wound in his abdomen, Heinemann said. Carter allegedly threw some of his skin and intestines at officers as they tried to enter the room, Heinemann said.
The officers ordered him to drop the 12-inch kitchen knife, but he didn’t. Carter is accused of swinging the knife at officers, police said. The officers sprayed two cans of pepper spray at the man without any effect.
The officers retreated and called the Bergen County SWAT Team, which helped subdue Carter so he could be taken to Hackensack University Medical Center.
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This violent, super-human resistance to police suppression methods come just days after cannibal Rudy Eugene, 31, ate the face of a homeless man in Miami. As previously reported by NewsOne, he stood up and growled with pieces of skin in his mouth when the responding officer ordered him to halt. Eugene had to be shot six times to be stopped.
Drugs are believed to have played a role in both instances.