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2 NYPD officers shot during traffic stop


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By Joseph Mallia
Newsday

NEW YORK Two New York Police Department officers were shot during a routine traffic stop in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn early Monday morning.


New York City crime scene investigator examines fingerprints taken from a stolen sports utility vehicle which was allegedly driven by three men who shot two police officers in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, NY on July 9, 2007. The two officers were shot during a routine traffic stop early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Adam Rountree)
The two officers were on patrol in a marked car when, at 2:30 a.m., they pulled over a black SUV that they thought had been stolen and were fired upon from the car, the police said. One of the officers was able to return fire, police said.

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