2 officers shot, suspect dead in Westchester County

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A man killed during a shootout with police had been sought in connection with investigations in Connecticut and elsewhere, according to Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr.

Samuel Galberth, 42, of West Haven, Connecticut, died at the Westchester County Medical Center after he was shot Monday night in Ardsley, New York. He had active warrants, including one for narcotics.

Two police sergeants were shot while assisting the FBI with a drug raid at the Ardsley Acres Motel, according to police.

"As the officers approached the motel, the suspect came out of the room and engaged the officers in gunfire," Ardsley Chief Anthony Piccolino said. "Multiple shots were exchanged between the officers and the suspect."

A Town of Greenburgh police sergeant and a Dobbs Ferry police sergeant were taken to a hospital and later released. The Greenburgh sergeant's bulletproof vest stopped a slug to his chest, police said. The Dobbs Ferry cop suffered a leg wound.

With the Associated Press