New York City Police Officers Killed In Patrol Car Shooting

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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NEW YORK (AP)
— An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, striking them both before running into a nearby subway station and apparently committing suicide, the police said.

A source told CBS News that both officers were killed.

The shooting took place in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Both officers were rushed to a hospital. At least one of the officers was shot in the head, police said.

The source told CBS News that the gunman shot himself inside the subway. CBS New York reported a gun was recovered at the scene. Police sources told the station the suspect was a 28-year-old man from Baltimore. The gunman’s motives aren’t yet clear.

A large contingent of police officers and emergency service unit officers responded to the area, near the intersection of of…

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