Police have arrested a suspect in the July 4 shooting of an NYPD officer at the Cypress Hills Houses in Brooklyn.
The gunman who first killed a man, and then wounded a police officer while trying to evade capture, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday.
A New York City police officer was released from Jamaica Hospital Friday afternoon, while police questioned two people of interest in the shooting that left him wounded in a Brooklyn public housing development.
A Brooklyn man has been charged with attacking his ex-girlfriend and her 10-year-old son, in an incident that also led to an off-duty police officer being shot in Queens.
A police sergeant who was shot in the head in Brooklyn last year returned Tuesday to the housing complex where the incident happened, where he and another officer arrested two suspected robbers in an unrelated case.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said 27-year-old Officer Ivan Marcano shot and killed one suspect “in a remarkable display of marksmanship” following an apparently wild series of events.
The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. on Union Hall Street in Jamaica. The NYPD said the injury was not life-threatening.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Officer Kevin Brennan was shot at the Bushwick House, which is a housing project. The alleged gunman, who officials named as Louis “Baby” Ortiz, is also wanted in connection with a homicide earlier this month, Bloomberg said.
An off-duty Triboro Bridge and Tunnel Authority officer was shot Saturday night during a botched robbery at a Brooklyn store.
A Lakewood police officer was shot to death in the line of duty during an incident on August Drive on Friday. The wounded officer was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where he later died.