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NYPD Detective Killed By Fellow Officers' 'Friendly Fire' While Responding To Cellphone Store Robbery

Gothamist Wednesday, 13 February 2019
NYPD Detective Killed By Fellow Officers' 'Friendly Fire' While Responding To Cellphone Store RobberyA 42-year-old NYPD detective was fatally shot while responding to a robbery at a Queens cellphone store, and officials believe he was killed by shots fired by other police officers. The suspect, who police thought was armed, was apparently holding a fake handgun. [ more › ]
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News video: NYPD Commissioner Gives Statement On Police Detective Killed By Friendly Fire In Queens

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New York City Police Department detective was fatally shot Tuesday evening after he was caught in friendly fire, top law enforcement officials said. Brian Simonsen, 42, a 19-year-veteran of the NYPD, was rushed to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens, where he died of his wounds. The detective...

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