Suspect Shot by Police After Threatening NY Governor Hochul: Officials

July 08, 2022 | Queens, NY: Police report shooting at a suspect after he opened fire, following a threat to “Blow Up” the World. Just around 6pm, NYPD officers were called to 205-17 116th Avenue in Queens where they say they received a threat.

Suspect, who was shot by police after opening fire, was allegedly threatening to kill NY Governor Hochul and other officials, saying he will “blow up” the world.

Video by Martin Callender (FNTV

The alleged suspect was left critically wounded, according to officials. Police officers were not wounded.

The officer involved was transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation but no officer was struck by gunfire during the exchange.

Information is preliminary as this is a developing story. The investigation into this shooting incident ongoing.

Just an hour later, police shoot allegedly armed suspect in the chest after he opens fire in Downtown Brooklyn. Police say that the suspect fled during a traffic stop around 7:40pm in Downtown Brooklyn, fleeing on foot, a shootout happened at Flatbush Avenue and Nevins Street.

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