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Trooper In Dolgeville Fatal Shooting Identified

UPDATE: On Friday, December 24, 2021, Trooper Andrew Gorinshek, Trooper Jennifer Greenwood, along with a member of the Dolgeville Police Department responded to 203 Mers Way, Dolgeville for the report of a domestic-related stabbing.

A preliminary investigation determined Carson Dobson, 24, broke into a home and stabbed the victim several times, then left the scene.

Law enforcement located Dobson a short distance away from where the initial incident happened.

The initial investigation showed he was armed with a knife and a sword.

Dobson refused to drop the weapons despite repeated commands from law enforcement and was tased by all three members. Despite being tased, the suspect continued toward the officers and threatened them.

One member of the state police fired from their division-issued weapon, hitting the suspect.

The Trooper who fired his division-issued firearm is identified as Trooper Andrew Gorinshek.

Trooper Gorinshek is assigned to SP Herkimer and has been a member of the New York State Police since 2017.

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