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New York State Police
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Albany, NY 12226
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Trooper Joel R. Davis was shot and killed while responding to an incident involving a domestic disturbance. The suspect reportedly shot and killed his wife in the driveway and a neighbor was also shot but is expected to survive. Trooper Davis arrived on the scene and was shot once during the incident. Trooper Davis is the 25th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2017 and the eighth officer fatality from the state of New York.