Friendly fire possible in shootout that wounded NYPD cops

Friendly fire possible in shootout that wounded NYPD cops

Startling surveillance video obtained by the Daily News shows friendly fire could be a factor in the shootout with a Bronx gunman that left two NYPD cops wounded. “The investigation is still at an early stage and there is much that remains to be done,” Sgt. Jessica McRorie, an NYPD spokeswoman, said in a statement when asked if friendly fire may have played a role in the shooting. “What is clear is the officers walked into a dangerous situation, knowing that there was a report of a man with a gun. They then encountered someone with the exact clothing description on the steps. It is also clear from the video that the suspect fires first as the officers attempt to disarm him. It is clear that both officers acted heroically …
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