A New York police detective was killed and another officer was shot and injured while serving a robbery in Queens on Tuesday night, sources said. According to police sources at around 6:00 pm One of the cops was hit in the chest and the other was shot in the leg, the sources said.
The police were taken to Jamaica Hospital where the detective was declared dead, police sources reported. Twitter that one of the officers on duty is among the shots.
"A duty officer # NYPD was shot dead in Queens during the weapons robbery. More details as they become available via @NYPDnews, O Neill wrote.