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Johnson City police officer killed on duty


BINGHAMTOM, N.Y. - Authorities say a police officer was shot and killed outside Binghamton, and that the suspect is also dead.

Police say Johnson City Officer David Smith was fatally shot Monday morning around 7 a.m. after responding to a disturbance at Southern Tier Imaging.

When Smith arrived, they say he was attacked by James Clark, who took Smith's weapon and shot him three times. Clark then shot at another officer, who shot him in return.

He later died during surgery.


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