Police fatally shoot person in the Bronx; no officers injured, NYPD says

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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.


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