According to the Times-Union, the Saratoga County Sheriff's deputies were carrying out a federal search warrant at a home on Foxwood Drive for drugs and firearms.
At around 5:30 in the morning, a search was performed at the apartment building where the suspect, 23-year-old Anthony Zaremski, was residing. According to local reports, one police officer was shot in the leg and suffered critical injuries.
According to reports, a different police officer was wounded in the chest but was wearing protective gear. According to reports, during the altercation, Zaremski was shot in the head.
All three people were rushed to Albany Medical Center, however as of right now, nothing is known about their current health. Zaremski was residing at the apartment with a friend, according to a representative for the property manager who talked with regional media.
Sheriff Michael Zurlo's Statement
Sheriff Michael Zurlo stated that as deputies attempted to enter the residence, the suspect, 23-year-old Anthony Zaremski, opened fire on them. At Albany Med, he was declared deceased. The major gunshot wound to one of the deputies' thighs required immediate surgery, while the other was treated and later released. Zurlo asserts that Zaremski has a lengthy criminal history.
The names of the participating deputies are being withheld by Sheriff Zurlo, although he did reveal that one had worked for the department for five years and the other for two.
Numerous agencies are involved in drug-related investigations and warrants. As part of the same investigation, the DEA was still able to conduct effective operations at three additional locations, where illegal substances were found.