Gunman on Staten Island is killed after firing two rounds on NYPD police and firing a female officer
- NYPD was on domestic violence when the 39-year-old suspect saw him
- The police used a Taser for the suspect, but he pulled a gun and fired two rounds
- The police killed the suspect, who shot a female cop
- The suspect, Gregory Edwards, had a criminal past, including five years in prison for a shooting
A shooter was shot after firing two rounds of NYPD police and catching a female officer during a shooting on Staten Island.
Officers were called to a house on Prince Street, Staten Island around 8:45 on Tuesday morning after receiving reports of domestic violence.
NYPD commissioner James O & Neill said the suspect, identified by the New York Post like Gregory Edwards, 39, & # 39; immediately became combative & # 39; when the police arrived at the house.
Four responding officers used a Taser for the suspect, but he still resisted the arrest and shot two guns at the police.
The officers shot back and killed the suspect. At the gunfire, a female agent who had been working since 2016 got caught in the wrist.
& # 39; It is the type of call that NYPD police respond to thousands of times a year, but today we are reminded again that no call is routine. It was a vivid example of the dangers that NYPD police officers face every day to keep our city safe, & said # 39;
Police said this 39-year-old is the suspect, investigated for domestic violence, shot an officer before the police killed him
A restored gun when the police responded to domestic violence where a cop was shot and the suspect was killed
O & # 39; Neill said the suspect had a long rap sheet, with a history of abuse and weapons charges. A conviction for a shooting led to a prison sentence of five years.
He added that the officer was on surgery. He said she was in a lot of pain, but it would be okay.
& # 39; Our officer acted heroically, bravely, and professionally today, & # 39 ;, said Mayor Bill de Blasio. & # 39; It's extraordinary. & # 39;
The mayor said the officer, who came to New York as part of her immigrant family, always wanted to be a police officer.
This 39-year-old man was killed by the police after he fired at them with them. An officer was shot in the wrist
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the female agent, shot in the wrist by the suspect who was then murdered, & # 39; heroic & # 39; acted
The police officer who responded to domestic violence was shot in the hand by the suspect
A 0.9 mm gun was found, found under a parked car on the spot.
The remains are being investigated. The identity of the officers and the suspect have not yet been released.
& # 39; The work of our officers always brings danger, and we must honor and support them & # 39 ;, said the Blasio.
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