Monday, October 4, 2010
New York police shoot, kill man who threatened to 'kill some cops'
A man who called New York City's 911 center twice early Sunday, threatening to "kill some cops," was later shot and killed by police when he charged at responding officers with a knife.
Officers first used a Taser gun on Emmanuel Paulino, 24, then shot him when he continued to lunge at them, according to the New York police department.
He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Transcripts of the calls showed someone ready to pick a fight
911 Operator: "911 Operator, where is your emergency?"
Suspect: "Yeah, I want you to call the cops cause I'm ready to kill."
911 Operator: "What?"
Suspect: "I'm ready to kill some cops right now."
911 Operator: "You're ready to kill some cops? Where are you?"
Suspect: "Yeah, [lists address], New York, I'm right here, outside."
Operator: "OK so what's going on there?"
Suspect: "Yeah, I'm ready to kill cops right now."
Operator: "Oh, OK."
Suspect: "OK, yeah, get em, I'm [Inaudible] I'll be right here."
Posted by Telia Tuli at 10:38 AM