NEW YORK – The latest in a deadly police shooting in New York City (at all times in the local):
An official saying that a New Police York City was shot and killed and another officer was injured while responding to an armed theft.
The government official, who viewed the matter, told The Associated Press that the slain officer was a detective. The officer was not allowed to speak about the matter and spoke to the AP on condition of identification.
It happened just after 6 p.m. Tuesday at a cellphone store in Queens's Richmond Hill section.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was in the hospital.
The New York City police said the two officials were caught in a visible armed theft.
It happened around 6:30 pm Tuesday at a store in the Queens Richmond Hill section.
The status officers are not immediately known. Mayor Bill de Blasio was in the hospital.
The police said the people must rely on police presence and heavy traffic and should avoid the area.
In December, a police officer on Staten Island hit friendly fire officers who responded to a local shooting call to dispute and killed a man carrying a knife.