Borough Park, NY - 2 Cops Shot On Subway In Brooklyn; Suspect Dead
Last updated on: January 3, 2013 11:55 PM
Borough Park, NY - Two police officers were shot at the Fort Hamilton Parkway train station in Brooklyn.
Officer Lukasz Kozicki was shot in his legs and groin and Officer Michael Levay was shot was grazed and shot in the lower back of his bulletproof vest. One passenger was also grazed by a bullet on the subway.
“The doctors here at Lutheran have given both officers excellent care and I’m pleased to report that both are in stable condition,” Mayor Bloomberg said.
“The male stood up as if to comply with the officers and appeared to reach for his wallet. Instead, he pulled a 9mm Taurus handgun from his waistband and opened fire,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.
The officers involved were shot by a man they wanted to question for illegally moving between trains. The officers returned fire, killing the suspect.
The suspect’s gun has been recovered.
Photo credit: Eli Wohl/VINnews.com
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