No Charges For Syracuse Police Officers Who Shot And Killed Tipp Hill Woman

Albany, N.Y. - New York Attorney General’s Office has announced they will not charge the Syracuse Police officers who shot a 33 year old woman to death on Tipp Hill.

On October 21st, 2021around1:30 in the morning, police were called to a house on Ulster Street for woman with a knife.

Allison Lakie was holding the knife when police arrived and as they talked with her, she set her kitchen on fire.

Officer tried to get her to leave the burning apartment, they tased her several times, but she refused to exit the apartment so fire crews could put out the fire.

Finally at one point she began to approach the officers still holding the knife and that's when she was shot.

The report says that there is not enough evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the actions of the police were not justified but the AG’s office, did not rule that the officer’s actions were justified.


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