Schuylkill Police Officer Shoots Alleged Attacker

Published 01/31 2014 07:16PM

Updated 01/31 2014 07:36PM

State Troopers say 31 year old Carmen Almonti was out of control when he was shot by Girardville Officer Mel Tomeo early Friday morning-It began as a domestic incident involving Almonti's live-in girlfriend--she drove to the police station fearing for her safety and that of six children in the home on Line Street-- An neighbor said she heard six shots and that Almonti was screaming-- Tomeo tased Almonti twice but that did not stop him say Troopers-Tomeo then fired several shots-- Almonti suffered non-life threatening injuries and remains hospitalized-- Tomeo was treated for a concussion and released---

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