MIDDLETOWN – A 56-year-old man was shot and killed by a Middletown
City Police officer Wednesday evening when he came out of an apartment while
armed with a gun, multiple sources told MidHudsonNews.com.
City Police confirmed the shooting transpired after police arrived to a
call of a domestic incident at an Overlook Drive residence.
Police at the scene of a police involved shooting in Middletown
The State Police and Orange County District Attorney’s Office will
investigate the case since it was an officer involved shooting.
Police were alerted to the domestic when the man’s ex-girlfriend called
to say he was in her apartment and had a gun. He threatened to shot her,
himself and anyone who came near them.
Police ordered the man to come out with his hands up, but he did not.
After the man was shot, he was taken to Orange Regional Medical Center in
the Town of Wallkill where he was pronounced dead.