Officials Defend Fatal Shooting by Police Near Times Square

Two officers fired 12 shots at the man, Darrius H. Kennedy, after he ignored their orders to drop the long kitchen knife he had been waving as he skipped backward, frightening the tourists wandering around on a summer day, police officials said.
August 13, 2012
 

Two officers fired 12 shots at the man, Darrius H. Kennedy, after he ignored their orders to drop the long kitchen knife he had been waving as he skipped backward, frightening the tourists wandering around on a summer day, police officials said.

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