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BREAKING: Two NYPD Officers Shot Responding To Domestic

Queens, NY – Two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers were shot in a gunfight in Queens on Tuesday afternoon while they were responding to a domestic incident.

The shootings occurred just before 1 p.m. on Nov. 24 on 179th Street near 146th Road in Springfield Gardens, WCBS reported.

The officers were escorting the woman back to her home when they encountered the suspect, WABC reported.

The suspect opened fire on the officers and the officers shot back.

Sources said that one of the officers was shot in the leg and the other was shot in the arm, NY1 reported.

Both officers were transported to Jamaica Hospital in police cars, WCBS reported.

Police have not released any information on either of the officers’ conditions.

The suspect was also shot during the exchange of gunfire, WCBS reported.

There was no information available regarding the suspect’s condition, but sources have said the suspect did not survive his gunshot wounds, WNBC reported.

Police have asked Springfield Garden residents to avoid the area while the investigation is conducted.

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Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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