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2 police officers shot, suspect killed during drug bust shootout in Ardsley: police

Posted: 2:09 AM, Jun 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-04 02:10:47-04

ARDSLEY, N.Y.— Two police officers were shot during a drug bust that ended in gunfire in Westchester County, Anthony Piccolino, Ardsley Chief of police said Tuesday.

The two injured officers, one from Greenburgh Police and the other from Dobbs Ferry Police, were a part of a team of multiple police departments assisting the New York FBI in executing several out-of-state warrants at the Ardsley Acres Hotel Court at 560 Saw Mill River Rd around 11 p.m. when multiple rounds were fired between the police officers and the perpetrator, officials said.

The officers were treated at the hospital and have since been released, officials said.

The suspect, 42-year-old Samuel Galberth of West Haven, Connecticut, was pronounced dead at Westchester County Medical Center, the Westchester County District Attorney's office said Tuesday.

The Westchester DA said a second man, who had been with Galberth at the motel, was arrested on another interstate warrant for bank robbery.

A heavy police presence remained into the morning near Saw Mill River Road, as the investigation remains ongoing.

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