Det. Lt. Kevin Smith
Police say for some reason a struggle broke out, the suspect — identified as 41-year-old Duane Oxley — fought for the officers gun and the officer was shot in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed by a second police officer.
Nassau County Police also said a 91-year-old woman has come forward, saying she too was the victim of a burglary pattern targeting the elderly.
Steve Linzer’s family said he was strong and healthy and were shocked after he died within 12 hours of contracting a quick-spreading infection last Wednesday.