Queens, NY – At least one NYPD officer has been confirmed to have been shot, with unconfirmed reports of additional gunshot victims
The incident started as a report of a robbery in the area of Atlantic Ave & 120th St at around 6 p.m., according to scanner traffic.
NBC News reports one officer shot. ~~There are rumors of a second officer shot, but we have been unable to confirm those at this time.~~
UPDATE: NBC News now reports that police officials confirmed that there is a second officer down.
The wounded officer was transported by patrol car to Jamaica Hospital.
~~The suspect’s disposition has not been confirmed.~~
UPDATE: The suspect was shot and has been transported to the hospital. No identities or conditions have been released at this time.
UPDATE: The NYC Police Benevolent Association has confirmed that one officer has succumbed to his injuries.
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