May 22, 2024
A New York police officer and sheriff's deputy were shot and killed in the town of Salina after responding to a report of a stolen car in Syracuse. The suspect was also killed.
A New York police officer and sheriff’s deputy were shot and killed in the town of Salina after responding to a report of a stolen car in Syracuse. The suspect was also killed.



A police officer and a sheriff’s deputy in New York were shot and killed Sunday evening in the town of Salina, according to officials.

Onondaga County Sheriff Tobias Shelley identified the two as a deputy at his department and a Syracuse police officer, according to WSYR-TV. Their names have not been released.

The suspect was also killed in the incident, the outlet said.


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The shooting took place at a house in the area of Darien Drive at around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday.

The officers were originally responding to a report of a stolen vehicle in Syracuse, which ultimately led them to the home in Salina.

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The sheriff’s office is waiting for a warrant to search the house.

Shelley said there is no direct threat to the community and the area is secured.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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