Law Enforcement Officer Shot In Maybrook Village


Michael Gailie, an Abbey Avenue resident who lives a couple doors away from the home where the shooter was believed to be located, said police had evacuated homes in the neighborhood and closed off Abbey Avenue and several other roads.

Officials say Bostick barricaded himself inside his third-floor apartment, where he was later found dead.

Amthor is the police chief of Maybrook and the neighboring town of Montgomery.

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According to a St. Luke's Hospital spokesman, Maybrook Police Chief Arnold Amthor has improved since being shot in the shoulder on Tuesday.

Authorities say a police chief has been shot in an upstate New York village and a suspect is barricaded inside a home, reports CBS New York.

SkyFoxHD is over the scene of the shooting of a police officer in Orange County, New York. The extend of their injuries are unknown at this time but Trooper Steven Nevel says the officer is expected to survive. The chief was said to be conscious and talking when he was taken to the hospital. State troopers, State Police investigators, and a negotiator were on the scene after the mid-morning shooting. State police Maj. Joseph Tripodo says the injury isn't life-threatening. Officers are wearing helmets and vests, and some are carrying assault rifles.