An NYPD detective was killed Monday evening and another police officer was injured after a suspect in an armed robbery opened fire, a senior police official told The Daily Beast. Police have urged the public to avoid the area of Atlantic Ave & 120th Street in Queens after the incident, which reportedly happened as the detective and officer were investigating reports of a robbery at a T-Mobile cellphone store. The suspect was reportedly shot when officers returned fire and has been taken into custody. Police have yet to identify the slain detective and injured officer, both of whom were transported to Jamaica Hospital.
Update: we are investigating reports of two officers shot in the confines of the @NYPD102Pct in Queens. Conditions unknown. More information to follow.
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SOURCE: The Daily Beast