New York, NY – Two NYPD officers were shot Friday evening after responding to a domestic violence call in Harlem.
The incident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. at 119 West 135th Street as officers responded to a domestic violence call involving a mother and son in an apartment, according to New York Post.
The two officers were shot after arriving, and a suspect was also shot, according to The New York Times.
While media outlets are widely reporting that the two officers have died, the mayor’s press secretary tweeted that neither the hospital or police department have confirmed the death of any officers. UPDATE: One officer has been confirmed to have been killed, and the second officer is in critical condition.
I respectfully ask members of the media to hold on reporting on the status of the officers until information is released by @NYCMayor or @NYPDnews.— Fabien Levy (@Fabien_Levy) January 22, 2022
Reports of two officers being killed in the line of duty have not been confirmed by NYPD or the hospital.
Official sources have not confirmed the status of the suspect.
🚨 OFFICERS DOWN: Please pray for the families of the two NYPD officers shot and killed in Harlem this evening. These two heroes were killed while responding to a domestic violence call, according to media reports.— National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) (@GLFOP) January 22, 2022
Stop shooting and killing our officers! #EnoughIsEnough pic.twitter.com/WoUR5X0TY2
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