Monday, May 7, 2012

Cops Shoot Knife-Wielding Man In East 65th Street Apartment

UPPER EAST SIDE — A man holding his mother at knifepoint in an East 65th Street apartment was shot by cops Monday, officials said.

The man was holding a knife to his mother about 2:15 p.m. in apartment at 408 East 65th Street, police and fire officials said.

That's when police were forced to shoot the man, police said.

An FDNY spokesman said the man and a woman in her 60s were taken to New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Their conditions were unknown, but a police source said their injuries were not life-threatening.

A police officer suffered a minor injury, too, and was also taken to the same hospital, the FDNY spokesman said.

By: DNAinfo

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