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AG: Warren County police officers use of deadly force in Hardwick shooting was justified

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The Attorney General's Office ruled a police officer in Warren County was justified in the use of deadly force in a shooting in Hardwick on June 12.

The office says officers were called to a report of a domestic dispute. They say Stephen Cogelia threatened to kill his father and was holding a hunting knife.

Cogelia was shot four times by an officer and was killed.

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