NYPD: Man Fatally Shot by Police After Stabbing Partner with Knife

By Spectrum News Staff Manhattan |

NEW YORK – The New York City Police Department is investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting Friday morning on the Lower East Side.

According to police, it all began just before 7 a.m. when officers from the 7th precinct responded to a 911 call from a person who stated their domestic partner had barricaded them inside a bathroom in their sixth floor apartment located at 227 Cherry Street.

As officers entered apartment they called out to a male suspect who was hiding in a closet.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.