12/10/2012

Career crook killed robbing undercover NY police

The well-known robber pulled a pellet-gun on two plainclothes cops before being shot

By Kirstan Conley , Larry Celona and Selim Algar
The New York Post

QUEENS — Two undercover cops fatally shot a crook in Queens Saturday night after he pointed a pellet gun at them as they arrested a drug dealer, police sources said.

'They're cops, you idiot!" the drug dealer bellowed to Victor Santos, 42, who didn't realizing that his two marks were actually plainclothes police officers involved in a drug buy-and-bust operation.

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