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May 18, 2011

On-duty NY cop kills self after Facebook post

Officer Philip Chlanda was distraught after girlfriend's Facebook posts indicated she may have been seeing someone else

By John Doyle, Perry Chiaramonte and Cynthia R. Fagen
New York Post

NEW YORK - A uniformed NYPD cop angry over his girlfriend's Facebook postings - and scared she'd leave him - fatally shot himself right in front of the woman on a Manhattan street yesterday, police said.

"I love you," Officer Philip Chlanda, 29, told the woman before shooting himself in the head with his department-issued Glock at around 3 a.m. outside the Murray Hill apartment they shared with his parents, cops said.

Full story: On-duty NY cop kills self after Facebook post

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