Man Fatally Shot After Confrontation With Police In Crown Heights



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    Man Fatally Shot After Confrontation With Police In Crown Heights

    Police in Brooklyn opened fire and fatally shot a man armed with a knife early Monday morning. The incident occurred on Eastern Parkway, near the corner of Utica Avenue, in the Crown Heights neighborhood, an NYPD spokesperson said • Full Story

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    A man was fatally shot by police responding to a report of an armed person in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

    The man was shot by officers at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue in Crown Heights at around 4:10 a.m. Monday.

    A person apparently had called 911 saying that a man with a knife and gun was pacing back and forth yelling and talking to himself. Then, the caller said the man went into the middle of the street.

    Officers chased the man, who appeared to be armed with a knife, into the Crown Heights/Utica Avenue station where two officers Tasered the man. The Taser had no effect.

    He ran back onto the street apparently holding a knife. Officers told the man to put the knife down but he allegedly charged at an officer.

    The officer ran from the suspect, but the other responding police officers opened fire. Ten rounds were fired by two police officers.

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