Man with meat cleaver kills family and attacks officer [Syracuse, NY]
Syracuse Police Dept.
On 30JUN01 at about 2315 hrs, a husband murdered his 5 and 6 year old sons
with a meat cleaver, while his wife was locked out of the house. As city
Police arrived, the suspect was attempting to kill his 7 year old son,
Officers forced open the rear door and the suspect immeadiately turned his
attack on the lead Officer, who shot and killed the suspect. The 7 year old
is listed in critical condition. No Police Officers were injured.
More on this tragic story in the local newspapers, the Herald American or
the Post Standard.