Police: Officers fatally shoot man armed with handgun
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo say officers have fatally shot a man armed with a handgun during a confrontation on a city street.
Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo says officers responded around 3 a.m. Wednesday to a report of an armed man on Plymouth Avenue. Rinaldo says a confrontation occurred and shots were fired.
Investigators say the man, identified as 32-year-old Rafael Rivera, of Buffalo, was shot and killed when he wouldn’t put down his gun.
Police says two officers were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Neither was shot.
The Erie County District Attorney’s office is investigating.
Information from: WGRZ-TV, http://www.wgrz.com