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Two NYPD cops shot in the Bronx

Two NYPD cops were struck by gunfire in the Bronx on Wednesday night, sources said.

The officers were shot during a struggle with a suspect for a weapon near East 187th Street and Beaumont Ave at around 8 p.m., according to law enforcement sources.

“I heard shot. Like a lot of shots. I went outside I saw all the cops,” a witness told The Post.

“The response was crazy. From everywhere. I saw a bunch of people next to the pharmacy – after the shots – like fighting or something.” 

Two Officers Shot, Suspect in Custody
Belmont, Bronx
E 187th St & Beaumont Av
The officers were shot during a struggle with a suspect.
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Two Officers Shot, Suspect in Custody
Belmont, Bronx
E 187th St & Beaumont Av
Police had received a call for a person with a gun near the location.
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Police had received a call for a person with a gun near the location, the sources said.

The officers arrived and attempted to disarm the suspect. During a struggle for the weapon, the firearm discharged and struck them both.

One officer received a gunshot wound to the arm. The other officer was shot in the chest. Both were taken to Kings County Hospital where they were listed in stable condition.

A suspect was taken into custody at the scene.


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