Two NYPD officers shot by man ‘trying to assassinate police’

A man with a lengthy criminal record tried to kill two New York Police Department officers sitting in their patrol car then opened fire inside a police precinct the next morning.

A man with a lengthy criminal record tried to kill two New York Police Department officers sitting in their patrol car then opened fire inside a police precinct the next morning.

A man with a lengthy criminal record tried to kill two New York Police Department officers sitting in their patrol car on Saturday night (local time) and then opened fire inside a police precinct on Sunday morning, NYPD officials said.

In all, two officers were shot but survived what NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said were targeted attempts to assassinate police officers.

In all, two officers were shot but survived what NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said were targeted attempts to assassinate police officers. (AP)

“This is not a crime gone bad. This is not a liquor store robbery interrupted, that a tragedy erupts from. This is a premeditated assassination attempt,” Commissioner Shea said.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.