Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

April 13, 2009
Print Comment RSS

N.Y. cops fatally shoot man who threatened to kill family

Related Articles:

Economy contributes to rise in family violence

Law Enforcement and the Economy

By Alison Gendar, Erica Pearson and Erin Durkin
New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Bronx cops rescued a woman and her three children from her knife-wielding husband Sunday before shooting the disturbed man to death when he lunged at two officers with the knife, police said.

Police fired six shots at Mauricio Jacques, 35, after two blasts of a Taser stun gun and rubber bullets failed to stop him.

The dramatic confrontation unfolded after Jacques' wife, Anna Martinez, 33, frantically called 911 twice just before 10a.m., saying her drunk and deranged husband was threatening to kill her, their 11-year-old daughter and their two sons, ages 9 and 5.

Read full story: Bronx cops rescue woman, children from knife-wielding husband before shooting him to death






PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample