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Schenectady man admits rushing officers at Gazette

Shot three times after confrontation inside lobby

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The knife-wielding man who rushed at officers and was shot three times in the lobby of The Daily Gazette admitted to the act Wednesday in court, accepting a sentence of up to five years. Elvis Norwood, 22, also indicated he suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, an assertion backed up later by the prosecutor in the case. Prosecutor William Sanderson said he had received documents supporting the diagnosis. Sanderson also indicated it appeared Norwood was off his ...

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pnotto
November 1, 2012
12:57 a.m.

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He wanted to die from suicide by cop.

tonijean613
November 1, 2012
6:35 p.m.

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Really? 3 gun shots were necessary??

wmarincic
November 1, 2012
7:10 p.m.

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Really, obviously it took that many to disable him. When an officer is in a life or death situation you shoot to kill not wound. The guy was lucky to survive. You are awful anti police tonjean, the next time you need assistance maybe you should call a crackhead.

pnotto
December 14, 2012
10:25 p.m.

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In this case yes it was necessary to stop the threat this guy posed. It really amazes me when numb skulls try to pass off idiocy for logic in the case of Ms. tonijean613. Honey, before you open your mouth and insert your foot it would help for you to know what the hell your talking about when it comes to the work of police officers since you obviously never strapped on a gun and badge and patrolled the streets of Schenectady in a marked police car. Wise up my dear lady before you make such asinine comments thus making a fool of yourself by displaying your true ignorance.

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