Authorities: Man shot by Nassau police detectives after charging at them with knife

A man was shot after allegedly threatening Nassau police detectives with a knife, authorities say.

News 12 Staff

Mar 20, 2022, 10:36 AM

Updated 816 days ago

Share:

A man was shot after allegedly threatening Nassau police detectives with a knife, authorities say.
Police say it happened Saturday afternoon in Copiague.
Detectives were interviewing a 39-year-old man outside his residence on Buchanan Drive for an earlier incident.
Police say that's when the suspect charged at them with a knife, and was then shot by the detectives.
The man was taken to the hospital for injuries that are not life-threatening.


More from News 12