Police said a Queensman shot dead two police officers in response to a call for domestic violence on Tuesday, set them back on fire and urged him to be killed.
According to police, the man, whose name official did not release, fired at police at his home on 179th Street near Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica at around 12:45 pm. He died on the scene.
According to police, both police officers were injured, one on their arm and the other on their leg, but were expected to survive. According to the fire department, they were taken to the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center for treatment.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was briefed on the shooting and headed to the hospital, a spokesman Said on twitter..
A cell phone video shot by a bystander on the scene shows a yellow crime scene tape near a row of two-story houses as police flock to the street and a small crowd stands across the street. I was pasting it.
Two police officers were injured and a man was killed in a Queens shootout, police say
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