Yonkers, NY – A Yonkers police officer assigned to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Safe Street Task Force was shot on Wednesday afternoon.
Police shooting: Yonkers detective in critical condition, suspect killed
The incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on April 20 near the intersection of Elm and Linden Streets, WNBC reported.
Law enforcement sources told WNBC there may have been as many as four suspects and that at least one opened fire on law enforcement officers.
Sources said the wounded Yonkers police officer and at least one FBI agent returned fire.
A spokesperson for Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano confirmed that an officer had been shot and was being transported to the hospital.
Yonkers police said in a tweet that the suspect had also been taken to the hospital, WNBC reported.
Officials have not released any information about the medical condition of the wounded hero.
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