BROOKLYN, New York -- Overnight there was a violent standoff at Chabad Lubavitch headquarters, a prominent synagogue in Brooklyn, New York, and it was all recorded on cell phone video.
It started just before 2 AM. Police say the suspect, an adult male, stabbed Levi Rosenblat who was praying inside in the neck. They say, and the video shows, that when officers arrived, they were able to get the suspect to drop his weapon. But then as soon they lowered theirs, the suspect made a quick move again for his knife and lunged at an officer. That's when they shot him dead.
Police say the man who was stabbed is recovering, and the 49-year-old suspect had a history of being disturbed and acting out. The cause of this incident is unknown and remains under investigation.