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Off-duty NYPD officer shot during robbery, in critical condition

Sources say the officer was shot while attempting to purchase a vehicle.

News 12 Staff

Feb 5, 2023, 2:12 AM

Updated 503 days ago


The NYPD says an off-duty officer was shot during a robbery Saturday in Brooklyn.  He is in critical condition. 
NYPD investigators say the officer was shot while trying to purchase a vehicle through a transaction that was set up on social media. 
Fabien Levy, spokesperson for Mayor Eric Adams, tweeted just before 9 p.m. Saturday that an officer was shot.  
The shooter has not been apprehended and the officer's identity has not been released.  NYPD officials say he is a 5-year veteran. NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell says he is "fighting for his life." 

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