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Crime 'Assassination attempt': 2 NYPD officers shot in separate ambushes; one suspect in custody

17:35  09 february  2020
17:35  09 february  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

'Credible' threat issued against NYPD cops after last week's 'assassination attempt'

  'Credible' threat issued against NYPD cops after last week's 'assassination attempt' The New York City Police Department is warning officers to be "vigilant and alert" following a "credible" threat that someone is out to shoot police officers. © John Minchillo/AP New York City police officers work the scene of a police-involved shooting outside the 41st precinct Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in New York. A message sent to all NYPD desk officers Thursday asked them to notify all employees that the "investigative units have received a credible threat of an individual that may attempt to shoot a NYPD MOS (Member of Service).

Police officers were targeted in less than 12 hours in separate , brazen attacks in the Bronx that left And a suspect was taken into custody . The shooting at the 41st Precinct station house, which serves the The earlier shooting was described by the police commissioner as “an assassination attempt .”

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City ’s police commissioner says an officer was wounded by gunfire in the Bronx in “an assassination attempt .” Shea says the officer is “lucky to be alive” and is expected to make a full recovery. The commissioner indicated that no one was in custody , but said police had

Two New York City police officers were shot in separate ambushes less than 12 hours apart in the Bronx in attacks authorities called "assassination attempts."

a group of police officers riding on the back of a truck: New York City police officers work the scene of a police involved shooting outside the 41st precinct Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in New York.© John Minchillo, AP New York City police officers work the scene of a police involved shooting outside the 41st precinct Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in New York.

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea, speaking after the first shooting, said two officers were in a marked van with its lights flashing at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday when they were shot at.

Hours later a detective was shot at the headquarters of the 41st police precinct in the Bronx, police said. The detective was hospitalized in stable condition, and a suspect  was in custody. It was not immediately clear whether the shootings were connected.

Gunman Facing Attempted Murder Charges After 2 NYPD Officers Shot In 12 Hours

  Gunman Facing Attempted Murder Charges After 2 NYPD Officers Shot In 12 Hours Police say he was on a mission to kill. Fortunately, the officers are expected to be OK, but investigators say the bullets came very close to taking their lives. Surveillance video shows the suspect walk into the 41st Precinct station house just before 8 a.m. Sunday in Longwood. He fires multiple rounds at uniformed officers.“It was a premeditated effort to kill,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “Not just to kill other human beings, but to kill those that wear a uniform that represents all of us.

NEW YORK — A New York City police officer was wounded by gunfire in the Bronx on Saturday night in what Commissioner Dermot Shea called “an assassination attempt .” “He is expected to make a full recovery and it is a miracle.” The commissioner indicated that the shooter was not in custody

The incident happened just before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night in the Longwood neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City when sources say the suspect walked right up to the marked police vehicle where the officer was sitting and allegedly began asking for directions before opening fire at the

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Shea, discussing the Saturday night attack, said the police van was parked in an area that had been the scene of recent shootings and drug activity. The incident began when a man walked up and began speaking with the officers, possibly asking directions, Shea said. Then, "without provocation," the man pulled out a gun and opened fire.

Several shots were fired into the van in an "assassination attempt," Shea said, and one officer was shot in the chin and neck. The officers drove off without returning fire. The wounded officer could be released as soon as Sunday, police said.

"By the grace of God, we are talking about an officer who will be going home," Shea said. "It is a miracle that we are not here under worse circumstances."

Gunman In Custody After Opening Fire In Bronx Precinct House, 12 Hours After ‘Assassination’ Attempt On 2 Other Cops

  Gunman In Custody After Opening Fire In Bronx Precinct House, 12 Hours After ‘Assassination’ Attempt On 2 Other Cops Another NYPD officer has been shot, possibly by the same suspect as from an ambush in the Bronx Saturday night that left two officers wounded.Police say the shooter is believed to be the same person sought from a Saturday shooting in which one NYPD officer was shot after he and his partner were ambushed sitting in their marked police van in the Bronx.

NEW YORK -- A New York City police officer was wounded by gunfire in the Bronx on Saturday night in what Commissioner Dermot Shea called “an assassination attempt .” “He is expected to make a full recovery and it is a miracle.” The commissioner indicated that the shooter was not in custody

Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner — in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman’s ­ assassination -style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

The gunman fled. Police released photos from surveillance video of the suspect in that shooting.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, speaking after Saturday's shooting, called the attack "unacceptable," in New York or anywhere.

"I want New Yorkers to be clear, this was an attempt to assassinate police officers," Mayor Bill de Blasio said after the first shooting. "There is too much hatred out there, too much hatred in general and too much hatred directed at our officers."

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: 'Assassination attempt': 2 NYPD officers shot in separate ambushes; one suspect in custody

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