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June 4, 2019 -- "The FBI called the District Attorney’s Office last night to report a police-involved shooting at the Ardsley Acres Motel in Ardsley adjacent to the Saw Mill River Parkway. Prosecutors immediately went to the scene where the FBI with the Greenburgh Police Task Force, which included officers from several other police departments, attempted to execute several out-of-state warrants. The suspect was sought in connection with more than one investigation in Connecticut and elsewhere.

What took place at the scene in Ardsley is the subject of our investigation. Our Office will continue to consult with the New York Attorney General’s Office as the investigation continues.

The suspect was pronounced dead at Westchester County Medical Center. He was identified as 42-year-old Samuel Galberth of West Haven, Connecticut. A second man, who had been with Galberth in the motel, was arrested on another interstate warrant for bank robbery.

Two officers were injured, both Sergeants, one from Greenburgh PD and one from Dobbs Ferry PD. They were treated and released from the hospital. We wish them a speedy and thorough recovery.

At this time, we want to commend the brave FBI agents and police officers who responded and put themselves in harm’s way to protect the people of Westchester County."

 

 In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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