Police Shoot, Kill Suicidal Man on Long Island: Officials - NBC New York

Police Shoot, Kill Suicidal Man on Long Island: Officials

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    Officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man on Saturday who had been threatening suicide, police said. 

    The officers were called to a home on Rockledge Drive in Shirley to respond to a man who was reportedly suicidal and agitated, Suffolk County police said. 

    The man, Walter Kellogg, 57, had a knife and cut himself, police said.

    Then he turned the knife on the officer, who shot Kellogg, police said. 

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    He was pronounced dead at Long Island Community Hospital. 

    The investigation is ongoing. 

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