Orange County police fatally shoot man who reportedly came after them with knife

WARWICK, New York (WABC) -- Police in Orange County shot and killed a man who they say came after them with a knife.

The shooting happened on Saturday afternoon in the Village of Warwick.

Officers were called to a home over a domestic dispute. Police say a man in his thirties was told by an officer to put the knife down.

When he refused to comply, he was shot and pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The Warwick Police Officer who opened fire has been placed on administrative leave. He has not been identified.

There were no other injuries.

The case will go to a grand jury to determine if the shooting was justified.

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Orange County D.A. David Hoovler and Warwick Police Lt. Thomas Maslanka gave me an on camera presser at the scene.
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