Saturday, 19 August, 2017

NYPD officer's bulletproof vest saves his life in Brooklyn shooting

NYPD officer shot in Brooklyn: Police NYPD Officer Shot In Cypress Hills, Standoff With Suspect Continues
Saul Franklin | 12 August, 2017, 00:28

Police said Thursday they're looking for two men in connection with a string of Brooklyn robberies between April and July.

Officers Hart Nguyen was responding to a report of a 29-year-old emotionally disturbed man on Ridgewood Avenue shortly after 4:30 p.m. Thursday. When they entered, the suspect opened fire, striking one cop in the right arm; two other shots hit his bulletproof vest.

Two bullets hit Nguyen's bulletproof vest and another bullet hit his arm after bouncing off his watch. The officer did not return fire.

The officer was taken to an area hospital and was in stable condition, the police said.

According to the Associated Press, the gunman then barricaded himself in, prompting an hours-long standoff. The mother had called 911 and told police her son was unarmed.

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Police say a revolver and a semi-automatic handgun were found at the suspect's side.

"What could have been just another day, just another call turned into something much worse, and thank God our officer's going to come through it", de Blasio said.

De Blasio said the wounded cop had a "great attitude" as he lay in his hospital bed and even made light of his situation. "This young man was definitely saved by his vest".

He was rushed to Jamaica hospital.

"It's a small-caliber round, so you're not going to be able to see where the impact was, but I did see the blunt force trauma injuries on the officer's chest", O'Neill said, according to New York Daily News.

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