01/06/2008

Plainclothes N.Y. officer shoots armed suspect during chase

By Sophia Chang
Newsday

ROCKAWAY, NY — An armed suspect was shot dead by a plainclothes New York City police officer yesterday after the man aimed a loaded handgun at the officer during a foot chase through a quiet Rockaways neighborhood, authorities said.

It was the fourth police shooting of the year, and the second one that turned out to be fat...

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