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Man dead after officer-involved shooting in NY town

Police car lights. (Dan Scanlan/Florida Times-Union/TNS)

A 40-year-old man is dead following an officer-involved shooting Saturday night at the scene of a domestic incident, Town of Niagara Police Chief Craig Guiliani reported.

Guiliani said in a statement early Sunday morning that the shooting occurred after officers responded about 8:45 p.m. to a home in the 4700 block of Chester Avenue off Military Road. There were no other injuries.

Guiliani’s statement, sent at 12:25 a.m., did not provide any details about how the man was shot.

State police, Lewiston police, the Niagara Active Hose Fire Company and Mercy EMS assisted at the scene.

No further information was released Saturday night. An investigation is continuing by the Town of Niagara Police Department, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, the Niagara County District Attorney’s Office and the State Attorney General’s Office.


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