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New York State police members honored for actions in Theall case

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Three state troopers received awards for their efforts and quick action in the confrontation of a 21-year-old man who fatally shot his infant son on June 22, then turned his gun on officials.

Sgt. Thomas Haumann, Trooper Carlo Gennario and Trooper Richard Snyder were awarded at the 35th annual ceremony honoring heroism, investigative persistence, education, safety and community service, police said.

The award stems from their acts when Adam Theall, of Blossvale, shot his infant son with a shotgun and then leveled the shotgun at Trooper Gennario and ignored all commands to drop his weapon, police said.

Gennario fired his pistol at Theall while seeking cover behind his patrol car.

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