Boy Dead Following Armed Confrontation With Police in Jamesville

Janesville, N.Y. - A 17-year-old is dead following an officer involved shooting in Jamesville.

Law Enforcement was called to assist the St. Joseph Comprehensive Psychiatric Mobile Crisis Outreach Team with a 17-year-old boy suffering from a mental health crisis on Apulia Road just south of Coye Road in Jamesville. Sheriff’s deputies, state troopers and officers with the DeWitt Police Department respond.

Deputies say that officers approached the boy and realized he was armed. Officers shot the boy when Deputies say he raised and pointed the weapon at officers. He died at the scene.

The incident is being investigated by the State Attorney General's Office and the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office. 

The names of the officers involved are being withheld at this time.

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