KPD officer shoots man at Kingston Plaza

Photo: Dan Barton

Photo: Dan Barton

A Kingston Police Department officer shot a man after the man pointed “what appeared to be a handgun” at officers responding to a burglary report at the Chase Bank in the Kingston Plaza late Thursday night, according to a release posted on the department’s Facebook page.

The release stated that at about 11:50 p.m. on May 28, officers received a report of a burglary in progress at the bank. When they got there, an officer, the release stated, “was confronted by a man who pointed what appeared to be a handgun at him. The confrontation ultimately led to the man being shot by the officer.”

According to the release, the man was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment. The KPD stated that it’s asked the state police to investigate and that more information will be released when that investigation is finished. No further information was immediately available, including any on whether any police were injured in the encounter.


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