tinyfav.com May 23, 2018

Gunman shoots NY police officer before taking his own life

12 August 2017, 12:30 | Myrtle Vega

Police officer shot in Brooklyn leaves hospital amid sea of blue Email none

Police officer shot in Brooklyn leaves hospital amid sea of blue	Email		

The NYPD officer shot three times Thursday in Cypress Hills by a man who later took his own life is expected to be released from the hospital Friday, police say.

"As the first officer approached the rear bedroom, the subject fired several shots, striking the officer several times", O'Neill said.

When reached by Metro, the NYPD said that the officer had been taken a nearby hospital and there is no further information on her condition.

According to the Associated Press, the gunman then barricaded himself in, prompting an hours-long standoff. When police finally gained access, they found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been briefed on the shooting, according to a tweet from his office.

NYPD officer shot in Brooklyn: Police
NYPD Officer Shot In Cypress Hills, Standoff With Suspect Continues

The gunman has only been identified as a 29-year-old man.

Police said the shooting began shortly after the woman's call about her son, whom she said was not violent and unarmed. His attacker killed himself after an armed standoff in Brooklyn, police said.

The police commissioner said the officer's partner was also shaken up. "Thank God our officer is going to come through okay in this case", Mayor Bil lde Blasio told reporters Thursday. Police cars lined several streets in the neighborhood as helicopters circled overhead.

"He had a great attitude". "Our officer is going to come through it, he's a fearless young man, he's going to come through it".

He was rushed to Jamaica hospital.

Google Pixel 2 will be painted in the original colors
The Pixel 2 is rumored to run Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 836 chipset, which will be an improved version of the Snapdragon 835. The five-inch base model Pixel that comes with 32GB of storage costs $524, which is $125 cheaper than its normal $649 price.

Dow average ends a 10-day winning streak
U.S. markets fell on Wednesday morning, spooked by rising tension between the United States and North Korea. Travel companies Priceline.com and TripAdvisor also weighed on markets, with shares falling more than 7%.

Rafa Benitez Has Contacted Arsene Wenger Over Possible Signing of Arsenal Striker
The 21-year-old was sent home from Chelsea's pre-season tour of China after he made negative comments about the country on his Instagram account.

Other News

Trending Now

Spotify for Xbox One available from today
Spotify for Xbox One has been expected since Xbox Live chief Larry " Major Nelson " Hyrb was seen testing the app last week. You can use Spotify Connect in the phone app to pick and choose songs without having to leave the game you're playing.

Korea releases jailed Canadian pastor: official media
Lim's family had stepped up calls for his release since the death of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier in June. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the country would be met with "fire and fury" if it threatens the United Sates.

Boy, 4, Shot in The Head in Road Rage Incident: Cops
The vehicle, described as a white Pontiac with tinted windows, then followed her onto the freeway. Anybody with information is bring asked to call investigators at 216-621-1234.

Kenya Votes: What did Kenyatta, Odinga say after casting their ballots?
Devolution has made the presidency less of a winner-takes-all race. " May the stronger candidate win tomorrow ", he said. International Criminal Court cases against Mr Kenyatta and William Ruto, now his deputy, collapsed for lack of evidence.

Manchester United move for Barcelona utility man but face competition from Chelsea
Manchester United are reportedly willing to trigger the rumoured £36m release clause in Sergi Roberto's Barcelona contract this summer.

RIP Glen Campbell: The Original Rhinestone Cowboy Has Died At 81
This made it easier for Campbell to connect with a whole new generation of fans, thereby renewing his popularity. We salute every person who is caring for someone with Alzheimer's or who has lost a loved one to the disease.

Yemen: smuggler pushes migrants into sea, 50 dead
The IOM says about 55,000 migrants have left Horn of Africa nations for Yemen since January, with most from Somalia and Ethiopia . The migrants usually make the unsafe journey across the Mediterranean Sea with smugglers, who sometimes overcrowd the boats.

Sharad Yadav embarks on 3 day public interaction programme
Nitish Kumar revived his alliance with the BJP against the opinion of Sharad Yadav . We worked tirelessly with Sharad Yadav to raise JD (U).

Zuma vote a psychological victory for opposition
He said the ANC continued to attract bigger numbers whether "white people" join opposition protests or not. The ruling ANC party has a large majority in the house, and would choose the incoming national leader.

Trump blasts NK over new report about its nuclear weapons
The president said Kim Jong-un would be met with "fire and fury" should he continued to threaten America with a missile attack. Significantly, the sanctions were supported by China, which accounts for more than 90% of North Korea's external commerce.