The officer’s last words, as captured by a body camera, were: “He’s reaching for it! He’s reaching for it!” according to the NYPD. During the struggle, Mulkeen fired his service weapon at a suspect five times, and five NYPD officers standing nearby fired 10 additional shots.
Officer Brian Mulkeen was struck by bullets in his head, chest, and legs—all fired from his own gun as he wrestled a fleeing man, police said.
Authorities found the victim unconscious in the park with bullet wounds to his head, leg, and back shortly after midnight, according to the NYPD.
Neighborhood activists are fighting the city’s plan to build an affordable housing complex in the Bronx after local news outlets revealed campaign donations made by the complex’s developer to key borough officials, who later signed off on the project.
Shaquille Yorke, 25, is charged with murder, manslaughter and weapon possession in the killing of Kevin Barton, records show.
Police are investigating the fatal drug overdoses of three people in the Bronx and two others in Yonkers, all of which may be linked to the same batch of tainted cocaine, officials said.
Kevin Barton was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest outside a building on 162nd Street and Melrose Avenue in Morrisania, according to the NYPD.
A $30 million affordable and supportive housing development in Bedford Park has been completed, state officials said last week, creating 82 new apartments for low-income households, families at risk of homelessness, and adults with disabilities.
Troy George, 54, is charged with murder in the death of the 29-year-old beating victim, who suffered massive head trauma, authorities said.
Kenneth Smith, 51, was taken into custody at his Belmont residence Tuesday for allegedly killing Margarita Franco on April 2, 2017, as she spoke on her cell phone outside a Williamsbridge deli, according to police.