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Schenectady police officer cleared in man’s death

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Julio Colon told police they’d need to kill him before he’d drop the military-style knife he held to the throat of his 23-year-old roommate. Schenectady police responding to reports of a domestic altercation at the first-floor apartment off of Dewitt Avenue on May 3 found the 40-year-old man sitting wedged on the floor between a wall and a bed, shielding himself with his hostage. Officers commanded Colon to drop the knife a total of 29 ...

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