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The Telegram
  • Cuomo commends law enforcement after suspect killed

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued the following statement Thursday morning after police shot and killed Kurt Myers, the suspect in Wednesday’s fatal shootings in Mohawk and Herkimer:

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  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued the following statement Thursday morning after police shot and killed Kurt Myers, the suspect in Wednesday’s fatal shootings in Mohawk and Herkimer:
    “This morning law enforcement officials entered the building and, after being fired upon, shot and killed the suspect, Kurt Myers. There were no injuries to law enforcement officials, though an FBI police dog was fatally shot. We commend the courage and extraordinary efforts of the state police, the FBI and local law enforcement officials in finding the suspect and ending this horrific spree of violence and bloodshed. It is now time for mourning those who we lost in this senseless act of violence. In the darkest of times, the bravery, kindness and the spirit of community of New Yorkers shines the brightest, and that is what we saw yesterday in Herkimer and Mohawk as the community came together during this difficult time. The thoughts and prayers of my family and of all New Yorkers are with the friends and loved ones of the victims.”

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