Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Off-duty NYPD cop fatally shoots man who robbed him in Queens Craigslist scam


New York - An off-duty NYPD cop fatally shot one of two men who robbed him at gunpoint during a Queens Craigslist scam, police said.

The cop had met up with the men Guy R. Brewer Blvd. & 145th Rd. in Springfield Gardens at 8:30 p.m. after responding to an ad for a used white BMW, police sources said.

The two men pretended to haggle with the officer before bearing their true intentions, the sources said.

One of the men pulled a black handgun and stole the officers wallet. The officer pulled his gun and fired “several rounds” - hitting one of the alleged robbers, sources said.  More

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