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UPDATED: Suspect Killed, Officer Injured In Glenville Shooting

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A man is dead and a police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound after an incident Friday night in the Schenectady County town of Glenville.

The Glenville Police Department says officers responded to a report of a domestic incident on Pashley Road, where it was reported a man had a gun.

As police approached the home, a suspect identified as Brian J. Skinner emerged from the front door and charged officers with a weapon.

In the events that followed, Skinner was shot by police and died. An unidentified officer was shot in the abdomen and brought to Albany Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition and is expected to recover.

Skinner was employed as a fifth grade teacher at the Shenendehowa School District. The district said the incident had nothing to do with his role as a teacher and asked for respect for the family's privacy.

State police are now investigating the incident.

UPDATED 7/30/17:

State police issued a press release Saturday evening identifying the struck Glenville police officer as Benjamin Ferretti.

Ferretti was shot in the lower back in what was called a "friendly fire" incident.

Police say there were no other person located at the residence at the time of the incident and no evidence to indicate that a domestic dispute took place.