2008_12_kinbronx.jpgA Bronx man was shot and killed by the police after he refused to drop a baseball bat. The NYPD had been called to a domestic dispute "involving a weapon" at an apartment building Kingsbridge section of the Bronx. WCBS 2, which reports, "A 40-year-old man who lived at the building refused to drop a bat he was holding, and instead lunged at them." Police fired once, hitting him in the chest, and the man died during surgery at the hospital. Last month, the police fatally shot an emotionally disturbed person who wielded a folding chair; the NYPD later backed the shooting, explaining, "Basically, was there an imminent threat to life or serious injury? That is the defining statement.”