February 01, 2022 – Queens, NY: At approximately 10:18 p.m. officers from the 100th precinct responded to shots fired. Upon arrival at Beach 62nd Street and Beach Channel Drive, uniformed police confirmed that an off-duty 22-year-old NYPD officer sustained a gunshot wound to the shoulder during an attempted robbery.
According to police officials, the 22-year-old police off-duty officer was on his way to work when approached by 2 individuals that intended to rob the off-duty officer. Officials confirmed, a firearm possibly used in the shooting incident was recovered at the location.
Police shut down the Van Wyck Expressway to aid in rushing the Off-Duty Officer to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Two suspects fled the area after but were apprehended a short time later. The suspects were then taken into police custody after shooting at an unmarked police vehicle.
The off-duty 22-year-old officer sustained a non-life threatening injury and is in stable condition at this time, police said. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
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