Transcript for New York City Police Officer Dead in Shooting
Investigators are still working multiple crime scenes that stretched from he's a 102 street Coptic he's a 124. Here behind me just down the block of 120 this really is the main focal point board detective. This is where officer holder have that exchange of gunfire with the suspect was now accused of taking his life. Officer holder was shot in the head and pronounced dead. At Harlem Hospital at 1022 last night. Officers saluted of the slain officer as a small NYPD procession mustered his body away from the hospital earlier. This morning officer holder was 33 years old. And a five year veteran with the NYPD. Assigned to PS 85 housing patrol unit. Holder and his partner responded to gunfire last night near first avenue at least a 102 street. One man told the officers he had just been robbed at gunpoint the officer's been located a suspect and a 120 street. That 32 year old suspect opened fire hitting officer holder in the four hit older partner returned fire. Striking the suspect in delayed and that suspect was later found and arrested at 124. Streak. Meanwhile officer holder was rushed to the hospital put his injury it was too severe. To survive. All of us would tell you this is the hottest thing that we do. When we more on one of I'm Nora for 45 years. Doesn't get easier. And this was another sad seeing this morning as officer holders body arrived at the medical Examiner's office. Another salute from members of the NYPD. As well as the FDNY. Officer holder is the six NYPD officer killed in the line of duty. In the last year but also commissioner Bratton. Making the clear distinction last night the officer holder is among four officers. That had been murdered shot and killed here in the city within the last year down the 32 year old suspect accused of shooting officer holder we expect. Will be charged later this morning also three other men have also been taken into custody and they are also being questioned in connection to last night. Deadly shooting reliability problem this morning Drake mark channel seven. Eyewitness News.
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