Police shoot Armonk man after arrest attempt turns violent

ByEyewitness News
Monday, May 20, 2024
Police shoot Armonk man after arrest attempt turns violent
Two police officers and a man are recovering after an arrest attempt turned violent.

ARMONK -- Police shot a man twice today at a mansion in Westchester as EMTs were taking his 78-year-old mother to the hospital.

Newscopter 7 was over the scene in Armonk.

Police tell us while they were assisting the ambulance crew... They realized the son had two outstanding arrest warrants.

Officers say they tried to take the man into custody but he grabbed a knife and attacked one of them.

The other officer responded by opening fire.

The suspect is now at the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Both officers are being treated there as well.

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Janice Yu reports the latest details from Rego Park.


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