NYPD Officer Killed In Shootout During Robbery In Queens, NY- Second officer Injured

Queens, NY       Two NYPD officers responding to a 911 call for a robbery at a phone store in Queens have been shot according to sources. A Detective has been killed after being shot in the chest.

The shooting happened in the area of Atlantic Avenue and 121st Street in Richmond Hill.

Both officers were taken to Jamaica Hospital by a patrol car. officers couldn’t wait for EMS to arrive.

The suspected gunman was also shot and injured and was also being taken to the hospital.

A level one mobilization is in effect. Motorists are urged to stay clear of the area.

NYPD commissioner James O’Neill is heading to the hospital.

This is a developing story. We will have more info soon. (6:12 PM)

7:20 pm Mayor de Blasio arrived at the hospital

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