Two police officers were shot in New York City’s Bronx neighborhood on Monday night, as the city reels from the fatal shootings of two officers last month while on duty.
The two officers were out of uniform at the time of the shooting Monday night and were among five “anti-crime officers” responding to a call about an armed robbery, NBC New York reports.
The two officers, aged 30 and 38, were reportedly in critical but stable condition and are expected to recover. Two suspects in the shooting are still on the loose.
Mayor Bill de Blasio held a joint news conference with New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton early Tuesday morning, praising the officers for their service to the city.
He called the shootings “another indicator of the dangers our officers face while they’re on duty” and said the city would support them as they recover.
“As always, the…
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