Police: State trooper kills knife-wielding man in Boston
By News Staff
The Associated Press
Massachusetts State Police say a trooper has shot and killed a man who brandished a knife and refused orders to put it down near
The state police superintendent, Col. Timothy Alben, says the trooper encountered 45-year-old Santos Laboy, of Somerville, Friday afternoon on a footbridge over
Officers first approached Laboy after he was recognized as the suspect wanted on harassment and destruction of property charges, as well as several outstanding warrants. He says Laboy then pulled out a knife and fled on foot along the Esplanade and onto
The trooper’s name also hasn’t been released.
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