New York police shooting: NYPD detective killed by 'friendly fire,' officials say
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 NEW YORK — A detective with the New York Police Department was killed Tuesday in a "friendly fire" shooting at a Queens T-Mobile store, authorities said. Join us in our vow to #NeverForget @NYPD102Pct Detective Brian Simonsen and the sacrifice he made for our city. Fidelis Ad Mortem pic.twitter.com/jHylojHbd9— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) February 13, 2019 According to The Associated Press, 42-year-old Detective Brian Simonsen, a 19-year veteran of the force, was fatally shot in the chest after officers opened fire on a robbery suspect who appeared to be armed. Another officer, Sgt. Matthew Gorman, suffered a gunshot wound to...
A New York Police Department detective was shot and killed Tuesday, and a sergeant was hit in the leg, after they responded to a reported robbery at a cell phone store in the borough of Queens, city officials said.
The New York Police Department says confusion surrounding a long-awaited arrest led officials to wrongly declare that an off-duty officer had been killed in a... FOXNews.com Also reported by •Seattle Times