Police: Fatal police-involved shooting in Merrick was justifiedPosted: Updated:
Nassau police say a deadly police-involved shooting on June 6 in Merrick was justified.
Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder says the man shot and killed by police officers was naked and brandishing a large shard of glass in his hands, and that he charged at the officers.
Police were responding to a domestic incident.
Ryder says the officers later found a gun on the floor nearby.