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Timestamp8/23/14 1:39
Date Searched15-Mar-11
StateNY - New York
CountyNassau
CityLong Island
Victim NameAnthony DiGeronimo
Victim's Age21
Victim's GenderMale
RaceWhite
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponKnife or cutting instrument
SummaryDiGeronimo is said to have threatened a neighbor with a knife and then barricaded himself in his room at home. At some point the police say they were threatened with the knife and 2 officers shot DiGeronimo. Afterwards, one of the officers also shot another plainclothes officer when yet another officer yelled "gun."
Source Linkhttp://www.newsday.com/long-island/nassau/dad-police-should-not-have-killed-my-son-1.2760694
Name of Officer or Officers2 Officers
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?2
County StateNassau NY - New York
Year2011