17-year-old shot and killed by trooper in East Bloomfield

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A 17-year-old is dead after he was shot by a trooper, according to the New York State Police.

The incident occurred at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday evening when NYSP was investigating allegations of someone at a home discussing killing someone.

According to NYSP, while the boy was being interviewed by a trooper, he pulled out a knife and lunged at the trooper, causing both of them to fall to the ground. Once they got up, the suspect allegedly charged the trooper with the knife, leading the trooper to fire his gun, which struck and killed the teenager.

The NYS Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation into the incident with NYSP. No further information has been released.

Stay with News 8 WROC as we continue to update this developing story.

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