News Police fatally shoot man with screwdriver in Queens, NYPD says Police shot and killed a man armed with a screwdriver who was threatening his mother in Queens early Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, the NYPD said. Photo Credit: NYPD By Jamie Reysen Updated January 14, 2017 10:21 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Police shot and killed a man armed with a screwdriver in Queens on Saturday morning, the NYPD said. Police responded to a 911 call around 3 a.m. about a woman screaming on Westgate Street near Thurston Street; when cops arrived, they found a man with a screwdriver threatening his mother in a stairwell at 137-64 Westgate St., police said. Officers told the 28-year-old suspect to drop the screwdriver, but he refused, the NYPD said. Police struggled with the suspect, and officers deployed a stun gun, but missed him, cops said. The responding officers were able to free the woman, but they continued to struggle with the armed suspect; cops deployed one round each and hit the suspect, who was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. By Jamie Reysen Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.