Police fatally shoot man in Bronx

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By Dan Sears

A man was fatally shot by police on Saturday in the Bronx.

According to the NYPD, the shooting took place at a 7-Eleven located on East Tremont and Barkley Avenues in Throgs Neck on Saturday afternoon.

Authorities say an employee sought help at a nearby precinct after seeing the man behind the counter.

Two officers responded, according to police. Police said one of the officers shot the man once in the torso after he allegedly drew a kitchen knife and lunged toward them.

The man was taken to Jacobi Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released, but police described him as a a 22-year-old Black man.

Neither of the officers who responded were injured.

This is a developing story.

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