WHAM13 - Search Results
Man shot by cops was former jail guard
Onondaga, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have released more information on a confrontation at an Onondaga home that ended with man being fatally shot by police.
The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office says deputies responding to a report of a domestic dispute Tuesday evening were confronted by Michael Sica, 57.
Officials say he pointed a handgun at a deputy, and then ran into the garage at the home where he lived with his parents.
Police said Sica fired a shot from inside the garage. When deputies ran into the garage, they found Sica sitting in a chair. Officials said he pointed the handgun at the deputies, who then fired at Sica.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Local media say Sica was a former guard at the county jail.
Copyright Associated Press 2013. All rights reserved.