Cop opens fire on knife-wielding suspect

July 10, 2008 8:29:04 PM PDT
Police in Queens opened fire Thursday on a man they say threatened them with a knife.The incident happened around 8 p.m. in Astoria.

Police say they encountered the suspect, who was reportedly carrying a large kitchen knife, on Shore Boulevard.

When the officers told him to drop it, the man allegedly came towards them with the knife. One of the officers opened fire and shot the suspect in the torso.

He is listed in stable condition.

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