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.

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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.


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The man was pronounced dead at Stony Brook University Hospital.

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

Please stay with CBS2, CBSN New York and for more on this developing story.

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