01/17/2008

N.Y. officer justified in shooting knife-wielding suspect

The officer had a flashlight in one hand, trying to illuminate the moving target.

By Sue Weibezahl Porter and Michele Reaves
Syracuse Post-Standard

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — David Pitt was awakened early Monday morning by shouting right outside his Shonnard Street apartment window.

"Get down on the ground! Get down now!" he heard.

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