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 6:19 p.m.
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.
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