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Poughkeepsie police shoot, kill man with knife

POUGHKEEPSIE – A man armed with a knife was shot and killed by a Poughkeepsie City Police officer Monday night.

Police were called to the area of 12 South Clinton Street at 9:09 p.m. for a report of a man “acting out.”

Responding officers were confronted by a man with a knife. A struggle ensued and an officer shot the man, who was transported to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.

The investigation is continuing.  Anyone who witnessed it is asked to call Poughkeepsie City Police at 845-451-4000.