Police shot and killed a suspect Monday night after finding two stabbed security guards at a Bronx shelter, according to the NYPD.
Police responded to a report of an assault inside the shelter on Hughes Ave.in the Tremont section around 7:30 p.m. He refused to drop the knife, and police shot him, critically wounding him, sources said.
When they arrived, sources say officers encountered a male resident armed with a knife.
Two of the officers opened fire and the man was struck and killed.
The women were expected to survive, a law enforcement official said.
One person was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital from Hughes Avenue shortly before 8 p.m., an FDNY spokesperson said.
Hughes Ave. remains blocked off at this time as police investigate.
Perry Little, 70, died weeks after the October 30 stabbing.
The supportive-housing building, a two-story brick complex known as the Hughes House, is run by Urban Pathways, which provides housing for needy New Yorkers.