Man Killed in Police-Involved Shooting

posted by Terry Trahim -

A man has been shot in killed in the Bronx after approaching police officers with a machete.

Officers were executing a search warrant at an apartment building on Brook Avenue around 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday.  On the third floor, police encountered the man with a machete in a back bedroom. 

The individual refused orders to drop the machete and was shot in the chest.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital.  No officers were injured.

The machete was recovered and police said it has a two foot blade.

Another person was taken into custody in connection with the search.


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