Authorities: Man shot, killed by police during stabbing identified

Responding officers from the Kent Police Department say they were forced to fire the fatal rounds at 34-year-old Christopher Torres when they arrived at a home and observed him stabbing a woman.

News 12 Staff

Jan 12, 2023, 10:37 PM

Updated 521 days ago

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Authorities identified Thursday the man killed by police in Putnam County earlier this week.
Responding officers from the Kent Police Department say they were forced to fire the fatal rounds at 34-year-old Christopher Torres when they arrived at a home in Southeast Tuesday when they observed him stabbing a woman.
Torres, of Carmel, was pronounced dead on the scene
The female victim remains in critical condition at Westchester Medical Center.
The New York Attorney General's Office says it has opened its own investigation into the incident.


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