Sheriffs And Syracuse Police Save Troubled Teen

Syracuse, N.Y. - Cool heads and quick thinking may have saved the life of a Syracuse teen.

Onondaga Sheriffs along with Syracuse Police responded to the 200 block of Clarence Avenue Monday night for a verbal domestic involving a mother and her 14-year-old son

The 14-year-old grabbed a kitchen knife and fled threatening suicide.

Officers found the teen and began talking to him trying to calm the teen down. After a while, the teen approached the police with the knife making threatening comments. A deputy fired a less-lethal bean bag round and officers were able to take the teen into custody.

The teen suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Blurred view of ambulance driving at dusk

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