MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police in suburban New York say a man wielding a knife has been shot dead by officers in front of a store in Middletown.
Police tell the Times Herald-Record of Middletown (http://bit.ly/1b6F8yP) the knife-wielding man was chasing another man inside and outside the store and was later shot by two police officers. He died several hours later. No other injuries were reported.
It happened at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in front of Sam's Food Store on Academy Avenue.
The paper said 11 evidence markers used to mark bullet casings were at the scene.
Authorities are still trying to identify the victim. State police and the county District Attorney's office are investigating.
No other details were immediately available.
Information from: The Times Herald-Record, http://www.th-record.com