EAST FISHKILL, N.Y. – The New York State Police are
investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the town of East
Fishkill in Dutchess County, N.Y.
The shooting occurred Monday after a report of an
emotionally disturbed person was placed to Dutchess County 911 at approximately
A 40-year-old East Fishkill resident, who was armed with a
handgun, was fatally injured in the area of Carpenter Hill Rd. and the Taconic State
Parkway. Carpenter Hill Rd. has been closed until further notice.
The State Police are being assisted by the Dutchess County
Sheriff's Office and the East Fishkill Police Department. The incident is being
investigated by New York State Police Troop K.
State Police will release more information as the
investigation continues to unfold.