Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

August 31, 2007
PrintCommentRSS

NYPD officer wounded; shot may have come from would-be sniper

The Associated Press

NEW YORK β€” A bullet, possibly fired from a rooftop, grazed a police officer's arm early Friday as he drove past a large apartment complex in Brooklyn.

The wound wasn't severe, but police swarmed through the Brevoort Houses project in the borough's Bedford-Stuyvesant section trying to determine where the shot came from. The bullet was fired in the dark, just before 5 a.m.

Police said later Friday that they had not yet identified a suspect.

The officer, who was riding in a marked patrol car when he was hit, was treated at a Brooklyn hospital and released.

Associated PressCopyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Hundreds of police officers were involved in the search at the complex, which has 13 seven-story buildings, and 894 apartments.






PoliceOne Offers

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample