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Crime Police: 2nd officer shot in Bronx hours after ambush

16:20  09 february  2020
16:20  09 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Officer down!” a police officer on the scene radioed to the dispatcher. The sergeant who was shot in the face, Paul Tuozzolo, died at Jacobi Medical Center within hours of the shooting . And the episode came just days after two officers were killed in adjacent cities in Iowa, allegedly by a man

BREAKING: 2 ND OFFICER SHOT : reports of an officer shot in the 41 precinct just hours after another officer was shot . @News12BX pic.twitter.com/i7KhrHJrTy.

NEW YORK (AP) — A second New York City police officer was shot early Sunday in the Bronx, hours after a gunman shot and wounded an officer in an unprovoked attack on a patrol van, according to police officials.

In this image taken from video provided by the New York Police Department a man, who the NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying in connection to a police involved shooting, walks down a street on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in New York. Two New York City police officers narrowly escaped with their lives when a gunman fired into their patrol van Saturday night, wounding one of them in an attack officials called an attempted assassination. (New York Police Department via AP)© Provided by Associated Press In this image taken from video provided by the New York Police Department a man, who the NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying in connection to a police involved shooting, walks down a street on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in New York. Two New York City police officers narrowly escaped with their lives when a gunman fired into their patrol van Saturday night, wounding one of them in an attack officials called an attempted assassination. (New York Police Department via AP)

The officer was shot Sunday morning at the headquarters of the 41st police precinct, according to NYPD spokesperson Hubert Reyes. He said the injured officer is in stable condition at Lincoln Hospital.

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Two officers — a man and woman — are seen on the driver’s side of a silver S.U.V., tussling with Then a shot rings out. Seconds later the male officer hauls a bleeding man from the driver’s seat Several hours later, officers in the Bronx shot an armed man at the 225th Street subway station

One New York City police officer was fatally shot and another injured Friday during an incident in the Bronx , according to authorities. @NYCMayor being briefed at Jacobi Medical Center by @NYPDDetectives after two @NYPDnews officers shot in Bronx . pic.twitter.com/8EJMIyXoVs.

Police officials confirmed a suspect in Sunday's shooting is in custody.

It is unclear if the shooting at the precinct is related to Saturday evening's ambush on a patrol van in the same area.

NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said a man approached the uniformed officers' van Saturday asking for directions before pulling out a gun “without provocation.” He fired multiple shots, striking the officer in the driver's seat in the chin and the neck.

This Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 , image taken from video provided by the New York Police Department shows a man, who the NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying in connection to a police involved shooting,  in New York. Two New York City police officers narrowly escaped with their lives when a gunman fired into their patrol van Saturday night, wounding one of them in an attack officials called an attempted assassination. (New York Police Department via AP)© Provided by Associated Press This Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 , image taken from video provided by the New York Police Department shows a man, who the NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying in connection to a police involved shooting, in New York. Two New York City police officers narrowly escaped with their lives when a gunman fired into their patrol van Saturday night, wounding one of them in an attack officials called an attempted assassination. (New York Police Department via AP)

Neither officer returned fire.

The injured officer is expected to be released from the hospital Sunday.

Police are still looking for the suspected gunman, who fled after the shooting. Security video that appeared to capture the shooting shows the van driving quickly away as a man appeared to point something at the fleeing vehicle.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a tweet Sunday he was “horrified by the multiple attacks” on police.

“NY's law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe. These attacks are heinous,” Cuomo wrote.

Manhunt underway for shoplifting suspect who shot officer inside Ferguson Walmart .
FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A police officer is in stable condition after being shot while working security a Walmart in Ferguson Sunday evening. A manhunt is underway for the shooter, St. Louis County police said. The only description police have of the suspect is a black man in his 20s or 30s. "We believe he probably got into a car. Right now his whereabouts are unknown. We’ve got a large amount of our resources out here searching for this individual now," St. Louis County Police Sergeant Ben Granda said.

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