State Police Lt. Stephen Jones says hostage-taker Gerald Tyrone Murphy had a replica semi-automatic handgun. Jones says that doesn’t change the way officers responded.
A man has been charged with multiple counts, after police shot and wounded him following a standoff in a Bronx apartment building.
A hostage situation persisted in Trenton, N.J., Saturday morning, after a woman and a child were found dead inside a home.
An off-duty Clifton, New Jersey police officer has been arrested on 13 counts of attempted homicide following a 10-hour standoff in which he opened fire with a high-powered rifle.
The NYPD said a man barricaded himself inside his Glendale home around 7 p.m. last night and fired shots at police through a door. Officers did not return fire.
According to detectives, 42-year-old Scott Sherman surrendered to members of the Nassau County Bureau of Special Operations after an eight-hour standoff with police.
A veteran New Jersey police officer who violated a restraining order was shot and killed during a nine-hour standoff at his home, and authorities were trying to determine whether he killed himself or was hit by fellow officers.