NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man is dead following a police officer-involved shooting on Long Island.

Suffolk County police said they were investigating a domestic incident on Towne Woods Road in Coram at around 5:40 p.m. on Monday when the incident occurred.

According to police, a woman reported her intoxicated ex-boyfriend was refusing to leave her apartment.

Officers encountered the man in the garage armed with a knife. They say they continually told him to drop the weapon, until he closed in on an officer, who opened fire.


The man was pronounced dead at Stony Brook University Hospital.

He was later identified as 46-year-old Paul Sulkowski, of Brooklyn.

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