It happened at approximately 3:43 a.m. inside Fresh Meadows Park.READ MORE: Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger, Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver
According to the NYPD, four on-duty officers from the 110 Pct. were inside the park when they were injured by what appears to be a firework, possibly an M-80.
One officer’s right hand was injured so badly he may lose it, police said.READ MORE: FDNY Union To Protest NYC Vaccine Mandate Thursday Outside Gracie Mansion
Another officer also injured his right hand and right eye, police said.
Two other officers who were on scene were taken to the hospital with tinnitus – ringing in their ears from the blast.
“The cause of these injuries and circumstances surrounding this incident are part of an active and ongoing investigation,” the NYPD said.MORE NEWS: Man Facing Murder Charges After Jeanette Willem Killed With Hammer At Northvale Industrial Complex