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Schenectady PSC on officer involved shooting, fatal fire

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:24 PM EDT
SCHENECTADY -- A man has been rushed to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds after he lunged at a Schenectady Police officer with a knife.
According to the Schenectady Police Department's Public Safety Commissioner, Wayne Bennett, a Schenectady officer responded to the home on Balltown Road located across the street from Hannaford around 9:30 a.m. after receiving 911 calls about a domestic disturbance between two men inside the home.
The officer kicked in the door after hearing screaming and yelling inside.
According to the Commissioner, the officer walked in on one man stabbing another man with a knife. The officer ordered the man to stop. When the man continued to attack the other man, the officer opened fire.
The man then turned the knife on the officer and the officer shot him again.
The man was rushed to Ellis Hospital for three gunshot wounds to the chest. He is listed in critical condition.
The officer was not injured but is at the hospital for observation.
The condition of the man who was stabbed is unknown. 
The identities of the stabbing victim, the man who attempted to attack the Schenectady officer, and the Schenectady officer are not being released at this time. Schenectady PSC on officer involved shooting, fatal fire


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