Man shot in South Hadley coffee shop faces arraignment
SOUTH HADLEY >> A man shot by a police officer in a Massachusetts doughnut shop after allegedly stabbing the officer in the neck is facing arraignment.
Prosecutors say 29-year-old Jeffrey Torres, of Holyoke, is expected to be arraigned on Monday following the confrontation in a South Hadley Dunkin' Donuts last week.
The Northwestern district attorney's office says the officer responded to the coffee shop for reports of a disturbance at about 7 p.m. Friday.
Authorities allege after Torres stabbed the officer, the officer fired three times, striking Torres twice.
Both men are expected to survive. The officer's name wasn't released.
Torres is charged with armed assault with the intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. It could not be determined if he has a lawyer.
TALK TO US
If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.